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PDFWAC 388-845-0001

Definitions.

"Aggregate services" means a combination of services subject to the dollar limits in the basic plus waiver.
"Allocation" means the amount of individual and family services (IFS) waiver funding available to a client for a maximum of twelve months.
"CARE" means comprehensive assessment and reporting evaluation.
"Client" means a person who has a developmental disability under RCW 71A.10.020(5) and has been determined eligible to receive services from the administration under chapter 71A.16 RCW.
"Community crisis stabilization services" or "CCSS" means a state-operated program that provides short-term supports to clients who are in crisis, or who are at risk of hospitalization or institutional placement.
"DDA" means the developmental disabilities administration, of the department of social and health services.
"DDA assessment" refers to the standardized assessment tool under chapter 388-828 WAC, used by DDA to measure the support needs of people with developmental disabilities.
"Department" means the department of social and health services (DSHS).
"Evidence-based treatment" means the use of physical, mental, and behavioral health interventions for which systematic, empirical research has provided evidence of statistically significant effectiveness as treatments for specific conditions. Alternate terms with the same meaning are evidence-based practice (EBP) and empirically supported treatment (EST).
"Family" means one or more of the following relatives: Spouse or registered domestic partner; natural, adoptive or step parent; grandparent; child; stepchild; sibling; stepsibling; uncle; aunt; first cousin; niece; or nephew.
"Family home" means the residence where you and your family live.
"Gainful employment" means employment that reflects achievement of or progress towards a living wage.
"Home" means present or intended place of residence.
"ICF/IID" means an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
"Integrated business settings" means a setting that enables participants to either work alongside or interact with individuals who do not have disabilities, or both.
"Integrated settings" mean typical community settings not designed specifically for individuals with disabilities in which the majority of persons employed and participating are individuals without disabilities.
"Legal representative" means a parent of a person who is under eighteen years of age, a person's legal guardian, a person's limited guardian when the subject matter is within the scope of limited guardianship, a person's attorney at law, a person's attorney in fact, or any other person who is authorized by law to act for another person.
"Living wage" means the amount of earned wages needed to enable an individual to meet or exceed his or her living expenses.
"Necessary supplemental accommodation representative" means an individual who receives copies of DDA planned action notices (PANs) and other department correspondence in order to help a client understand the documents and exercise the client's rights. A necessary supplemental accommodation representative is identified by a client of DDA when the client does not have a legal guardian and the client is requesting or receiving DDA services.
"Participant" means a client who is enrolled in a home and community based services waiver program.
"Person-centered service plan" is a document that identifies your goals and assessed health and welfare needs. Your person-centered service plan also indicates the paid services and natural supports that will assist you to achieve your goals and address your assessed needs.
"Primary caregiver" means the person who provides the majority of your care and supervision.
"Provider" means an individual or agency who meets the provider qualifications and is contracted with DSHS to provide services to you.
"Respite assessment" means an algorithm within the DDA assessment that determines the number of hours of respite care you may receive per year if you are enrolled in the basic plus, children's intensive in-home behavioral support, or core waiver.
"SSI" means supplemental security income, an assistance program administered by the federal Social Security Administration for blind, disabled and aged individuals.
"SSP" means state supplementary payment program, a state-paid cash assistance program for certain clients of the developmental disabilities administration.
"State-funded services" means services that are funded entirely with state dollars.
"You" means the client or participant.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120, 42 C.F.R. 441 Subpart G. WSR 18-14-001, § 388-845-0001, filed 6/20/18, effective 7/21/18. Statutory Authority: 2014 c 139, 2014 c 166, 2015 3rd sp.s. c 4, RCW 71A.12.030, and 71A.12.120. WSR 16-17-009, § 388-845-0001, filed 8/4/16, effective 9/4/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 2012 c 49. WSR 13-24-045, § 388-845-0001, filed 11/26/13, effective 1/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 2012 c 49. WSR 12-16-095, § 388-845-0001, filed 8/1/12, effective 9/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120, 2009 c 194, and 2008 c 329 § 205 (1)(i), and Title 71A RCW. WSR 10-22-088, § 388-845-0001, filed 11/1/10, effective 12/2/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.120 and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-20-033, § 388-845-0001, filed 9/22/08, effective 10/23/08; WSR 07-20-050, § 388-845-0001, filed 9/26/07, effective 10/27/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.12.12 [71A.12.120] and chapter 71A.12 RCW. WSR 06-01-024, § 388-845-0001, filed 12/13/05, effective 1/13/06.]
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