SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
(Aging and Disability Services Administration)
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Chapter 249, Laws of 2006 (RCW 70.128.120) requires that all prospective adult family home providers take the residential care administrator training prior to being licensed. The purpose of the new language in WAC 388-112-0270 Who must take residential care administrator training and when?, is to add this requirement.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 388-112-0270.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 74.08.090, 18.20.090, 70.128.040, chapter 70.128 RCW.
Other Authority: Chapter 249, Laws of 2006.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-22-079 on October 31, 2006.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: No changes have been made to proposed WAC 388-112-0270. Sections in chapter 388-112 WAC relating to CPR training and content requirements for HIV/AIDS training are being revised and are not being adopted at this time. These sections will be reproposed by the department at a later date.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: December 11, 2006.
Andy Fernando, Manager
Rules and Policies Assistance Unit3820.1
Prospective providers applying for a license after January 1, 2007: Before a license for an adult family home is granted, the prospective provider must successfully complete the department approved forty-eight hour residential care administrator training for adult family homes.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090, 70.128.040, 74.39A.050, 34.05.020, 2000 c 121, and 2002 c 233. 02-15-066, § 388-112-0270, filed 7/11/02, effective 8/11/02.]