SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Developmental Disabilities Administration)
[Filed August 24, 2018, 2:46 p.m., effective September 24, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: The department is amending WAC 388-829-0005 Who do the training requirements in this chapter apply to?, to add community crisis stabilization services (CCSS) and state-operated living alternatives (SOLA) to the scope of chapter 388-829 WAC. These amendments ensure CCSS and SOLA program staff receive the same training as the developmental disabilities administration's other residential service providers.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-829-0005.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-13-070 on June 15, 2018.
A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Chantelle Diaz, P.O. Box 45310, Olympia, WA 98504-5310, phone 360-407-1589, fax 360-407-0955, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email Chantelle.Diaz@dshs.wa.gov.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: August 23, 2018.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 17-14-090, filed 6/30/17, effective 8/1/17)
WAC 388-829-0005Who do the training requirements in this chapter apply to?
(1) The training requirements in this chapter apply to:
ommunity residential service businesses ((as defined in
(b) Alternative living ((as defined in))providers under chapter 388-829A WAC((,));
(c) Community crisis stabilization services providers under chapter 388-833 WAC; and
(d) Companion home((s as defined in))providers under chapter 388-829C WAC. ((In))
(2) Under this chapter, the term ((service providers refers to all service providers within the scope of this chapter, which include))"service provider" includes:
(a) Supported living service providers;
(b) State-operated living alternatives;
(c) DDA group homes;
(((c)))(d) Licensed staffed residential homes;
(((d)))(e) Alternative living providers;
(f) Community crisis stabilization services for children; and
(((e)))(g) Companion home providers.
(((2)))(3) A DDA group ((homes))home licensed as an adult family ((homes))home or assisted living ((facilities))facility must meet the training requirements in this chapter and the home care aide certification requirements ((described in))under chapter ((388-112))388-112A WAC.
(4) All other service providers listed in subsection (((1)))(2) of this section must meet the training requirements in this chapter but are exempt from home care aide certification through the department of health.