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How does the residential algorithm determine your mid-frequency support needs score?

The residential algorithm determines that you have mid-frequency support needs if you meet one of the following three conditions:
(1) You meet or exceed all of the qualifying scores for one or more of the following activities from the SIS assessment:
Qualifying Scores from Supports Intensity Scale
(per WAC 388-828-4200 through 388-828-4320)
SIS Activity
If your type of support score is:
And your frequency of support score is:
And your daily support time score is:
A5: Preparing food
2 or more
2 or more
2 or more
A8: Housekeeping and cleaning
3 or more
3 or more
2 or more
B2: Participating in recreational/leisure activities in community settings
3 or more
2 or more
2 or more
B7: Interacting with community members
3 or more
2 or more
2 or more
G3: Protecting self from exploitation
2 or more
2 or more
2 or more
(2) Or you meet or exceed all of the qualifying scores for four or more of the following activities from the SIS assessment:
Qualifying Scores from Supports Intensity Scale
(per WAC 388-828-4200 through 388-828-4320)
SIS Activity
If your type of support score is:
And your frequency of support score is:
And your daily support time score is:
Score if you meet or exceed criteria
A2: Bathing and taking care of personal hygiene and grooming needs
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A3: Using the toilet
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A4: Dressing
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A5: Preparing food
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A6: Eating food
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A8: Housekeeping and cleaning
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
A9: Using currently prescribed equipment and medications
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
B2: Participating in recreational/leisure activities in community settings
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
B7: Interacting with community members
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
E1: Taking medications
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
E2: Ambulating and moving about
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
E3: Avoiding health and safety hazards
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
G3: Protecting self from exploitation
1 or more
2 or more
1 or more
 
Total of all questions where criteria is met or exceed =
Sum of scores entered
(3) Or you meet the qualifying scores for the following SIS activities and your total weekly critical support time score exceeds ten hours:
Qualifying Scores from Supports Intensity Scale
(per WAC 388-828-4200 through 388-828-4320)
SIS Activity
If your type of support score is:
And your frequency of support score is:
And your daily support time score is:
Your weekly critical support time is:
Enter one time for each qualifying SIS activity
A7: Taking care of clothes, including laundering
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
B5: Using public services in the community
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
B6: Shopping and purchasing goods and services
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
F2: Participating in recreation/leisure activities with others
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
F8: Engaging in volunteer work
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
G7: Managing money and personal finances
1 or more
2 or more
0
0
 
1
.25
2
1
3
3
4
5
Mid-frequency support needs weekly critical support time total =
Sum of times entered
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.120. WSR 19-02-020, § 388-828-9580, filed 12/21/18, effective 2/1/19. WSR 08-15-091, recodified as § 388-828-9580, filed 7/17/08, effective 7/17/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-12-037, § 388-828-10140, filed 5/30/08, effective 7/1/08.]
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