PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to WAC 388-71-0520 Are there training requirements for an individual provider or a home care agency provider of an adult client?; adopting new WAC 388-71-05938 through 388-71-05952; and amending other sections and adding new sections as needed.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 74.08.090, chapters 18.79 and 18.88A RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Incorporating nurse delegation core training in in-home settings and amending other sections as needed to implement recent legislation.
The department has also filed an emergency rule pertaining to this subject, effective October 1, 2003.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of Health.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department welcomes public participation in the development of its rules. Information on how to participate or receive notices about this rule may be obtained by contacting the person below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tiffany Sevruk, Home and Community Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, (360) 725-2538, fax (360) 407-7582, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 16, 2003
Brian H. Lindgren, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit