Chapter 70.129 RCW

LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENT RIGHTS

Sections
IntentBasic rights.
Rights are minimalOther rights not diminished.
Definitions.
Exercise of rights.
Notice of rights and servicesAdmission of individuals.
Protection of resident's fundsFinancial affairs rights.
Privacy and confidentiality of personal and medical records.
Grievances.
Examination of survey or inspection resultsContact with client advocates.
Mail and telephonePrivacy in communications.
Advocacy, access, and visitation rights.
Personal propertyStorage space.
Waiver of liability and resident rights limited.
Disclosure, transfer, and discharge requirements.
RestraintsPhysical or chemical.
Abuse, punishment, seclusionBackground checks.
Quality of lifeRights.
Disclosure of fees and notice requirementsDeposits.
Ombuds implementation duties.
Nonjudicial remedies through regulatory authorities encouragedRemedies cumulative.
Facility's policy on accepting medicaid as a payment sourceDisclosure.
Conflict with federal requirements1994 c 214.
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