SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Chapter 388-78A WAC was amended to make the rule clearer; to eliminate redundancies and inconsistencies with other rules and statutes; to expand options for boarding homes to provide adult day services and thereby create more options for consumers; to respond in part to chapter 505, Laws of 2005, and to create more training options for boarding home administrators.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-78A-2020, 388-78A-2050, 388-78A-2100, 388-78A-2120, 388-78A-2270, 388-78A-2280, 388-78A-2300, 388-78A-2305, 388-78A-2360, 388-78A-2380, 388-78A-2470, 388-78A-2480, 388-78A-2500, 388-78A-2510, 388-78A-2520, 388-78A-2660, 388-78A-2700, 388-78A-2910, 388-78A-2920, 388-78A-2930, 388-78A-2940, 388-78A-2960, 388-78A-2990, 388-78A-3010, 388-78A-3030, 388-78A-3040, 388-78A-3090, 388-78A-3190, and 388-78A-3220.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.20.090.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-20-079 on October 4, 2005.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: "Resident" was deleted from WAC 388-78A-2360 (2)(i). The final rule for WAC 388-78A-2360 (2)(i) reads: "Maintain a record for each adult day services client."
"Or resident" was deleted from the proposed wording of WAC 388-78A-2660(7). The final rule for WAC 388-78A-2660(7) reads: The boarding home must: (7) "Not allow any staff person to abuse or neglect any resident."
A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Denny McKee, ADSA Residential Care Services, P.O. Box 45600, Olympia, WA 98504-5600, phone (360) 725-2590, fax (360) 438-7903, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. There are no changes to the preliminary cost-benefit analysis.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 29, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 29, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: December 12, 2005.
Andy Fernando, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit
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