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WAC 484-20-103

Administrative action, notice of.

(1) The state veterans home must notify the resident and the resident's representative, and make a reasonable effort to notify, if known, an interested family member of any proposed administrative action, as defined in RCW 34.05.010(3) and this chapter. Exceptions are indicated in subsection (4) of this section.
(2) All notices of proposed administrative actions must be given in writing, in a manner which the resident understands at least thirty days before the proposed administrative action will occur. Except, notice may be given as soon as practical before a transfer or discharge when:
(a) The safety of individuals in the state veterans home would be endangered;
(b) The health of individuals in the state veterans home would be endangered;
(c) An immediate transfer or discharge is required by the resident's urgent medical needs; or
(d) A resident has not resided in the facility for thirty days.
(3) All written notices must include:
(a) The reason for the proposed action;
(b) The effective date of the proposed action;
(c) If the proposed action is a transfer or discharge, the location to which the resident is to be transferred or discharged;
(d) The name, address and telephone number of the state long-term care ombudsman.
(4) For facility residents notice of transfer or discharge is governed by chapter 388-97 WAC.
(5) For all transfers or discharges, staff must give sufficient preparation and orientation to residents to ensure a safe transfer or discharge from the state veterans home.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 72.36 RCW and 2014 c 184. WSR 16-20-105, § 484-20-103, filed 10/5/16, effective 11/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070 and chapter 72.36 RCW. WSR 04-19-026, § 484-20-103, filed 9/9/04, effective 10/10/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070 and 72.36.030. WSR 97-06-013, § 484-20-103, filed 2/25/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070 and chapter 72.36 RCW. WSR 94-22-050, § 484-20-103, filed 10/31/94, effective 12/1/94.]
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