(1) Reports of possible violations of state veterans home rules shall be investigated by the superintendent or his/her designee.
(2) The superintendent charging a violation of the rules or other misconduct by a resident shall have the burden of establishing the violation by clear, cogent and convincing evidence.
(3) Investigations of all substantiated violations of the rules shall include a referral to the patient care planning team to rule out health related causes. The patient care planning team shall document actions taken to review the rules violations with the resident and any resulting modifications to the care plan.
(4) Should the investigation reveal that the resident has violated state veterans home rules on several occasions and has refused to follow through with recommended treatment, counseling, and/or corrective actions, as documented in the clinical record, the investigation shall be forwarded to the superintendent for review and determination of appropriate administrative action. Any administrative action proposed pursuant to this section shall be given in accordance with WAC 484-20-103
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070
and chapter 72.36
RCW. WSR 94-22-050, § 484-20-100, filed 10/31/94, effective 12/1/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.60A.070
. WSR 92-17-046, § 484-20-100, filed 8/14/92, effective 9/14/92; WSR 85-20-099 (Order 85-01), § 484-20-100, filed 10/1/85; WSR 80-09-069 (Order 80-01), § 484-20-100, filed 7/17/80; Order 7659, § 484-20-100, filed 7/28/77.]