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Chapter 246-335 WAC

Last Update: 5/15/12

IN-HOME SERVICES AGENCIES

WAC Sections

PART 1
REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-HOME SERVICES AGENCIES LICENSED TO PROVIDE HOME HEALTH, HOME CARE, HOSPICE, AND HOSPICE CARE CENTER SERVICES
Scope and purpose.
Applicability.
Definitions.
License required.
Initial application.
Renewal.
Change of ownership.
Applicant or licensee rights and responsibilities.
Department responsibilities.
Deemed status.
Plan of operation.
Delivery of services.
Personnel, contractor, and volunteer policies.
Personnel, contractor and volunteer records.
Bill of rights.
Home health plan of care.
Hospice plan of care.
Home care plan of care.
Supervision of home health care.
Supervision of hospice care.
Supervision of home care.
Patient/client records.
Quality improvement.
Home medical supplies and equipment.
Exemptions and alternative methods.
PART 2
REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO HOSPICE CARE CENTERS
Applicability.
Definitions.
License required.
Initial application.
Renewal.
Other general hospice care center licensing requirements.
Nutritional services.
Infection control.
Emergency preparedness.
Pharmaceutical services.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC TO HOSPICE CARE CENTERS
Applicability.
Application and approval.
Construction and design codes.
Construction documents.
Site and site development.
GENERAL HOSPICE CARE CENTER DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
General requirements.
Furnishings.
Pharmaceutical services area.
Food preparation.
Linen handling facilities.
Laundry facilities.
Utility rooms.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT—SPECIFIC DESIGN REQUIREMENTS
Plumbing.
Medical gases.
Heating, ventilating and air conditioning.
Electrical service and distribution.
PATIENT AREAS
Patient rooms.
Patient toilets and bathing facilities.
FAMILY, PERSONNEL, VOLUNTEER, CONTRACTOR AND PUBLIC AREAS
Family, personnel, volunteer, contractor, and public areas.
FACILITY SUPPORT
Environmental services facilities.
Maintenance facilities.
Receiving, storage and distribution facilities.
EXEMPTIONS AND ALTERNATIVE METHODS
Exemptions and alternative methods.
PART 3
FEES
Fees.