The boarding home may use a two-way intercom system between staff persons and residents in other rooms only when:
(1) A resident initiates the contact; or
(2) Staff persons announce to the resident that the intercom has been activated at the time it is activated, and:
(a) The resident and any others in the room agree to continue the contact;
(b) The boarding home deactivates the intercom when the conversation is complete; and
(c) The boarding home ensures each resident is aware the intercom is operating at all times the intercom is in use in the resident's room.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090. 06-01-047, § 388-78A-2940, filed 12/15/05, effective 1/15/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.20.090 (2004 c 142 § 19) and chapter 18.20 RCW. 04-16-065, § 388-78A-2940, filed 7/30/04, effective 9/1/04.]