What is the residence modification benefit?
The residence modification benefit is a sum of money used to modify a worker's residence for purposes of safety, mobility and activities of daily living, when those modifications are made necessary by the nature of the worker's condition subsequent to a catastrophic injury. Activities of daily living are tasks required for self-care, communication and mobility and include, but are not limited to, bathing, bed mobility, dressing, eating, grooming, toileting and transfers.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 51.04.010
, 51.04.020, 51.32.240, and 2005 c 411. WSR 06-06-065, § 296-14-6202, filed 2/28/06, effective 4/1/06.]