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Chapter 388-828 WAC

Last Update: 3/10/14

THE DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (DDD) ASSESSMENT

WAC Sections

PURPOSE AND SCOPE
What is the purpose and scope of this chapter?
DEFINITIONS
What definitions apply to this chapter?
DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSESSMENT
What is the DDD assessment?
What is the purpose of the DDD assessment?
Who must administer the DDD assessment?
Who receives the DDD assessment?
Who does not receive the DDD assessment?
What will DDD do if there is no one willing to receive notice on your behalf regarding specific DDD decisions?
Does everyone receive all three modules of the DDD assessment?
How will your assessed unmet need(s) be met if there is no approved funding to provide a DDD paid service?
Who does DDD ask to disclose financial information?
Will DDD require the reported annual gross income to be verified with supporting documentation?
How will your access to, or receipt of, DDD paid services, private duty nursing services, or SSP be affected if income information is not reported?
What happens if you are approved to receive a DDD paid service and you refuse to have a DDD assessment administered?
After administering the DDD assessment, how long does DDD have to complete your DDD assessment?
Are there any exceptions to completing your DDD assessment within thirty days?
What will DDD do if you are unable to identify an ADSA contracted provider?
What is your responsibility when selecting and/or hiring an ADSA contracted individual provider?
What is your responsibility when selecting an ADSA contracted agency provider?
What is the definition of DDD "paid service" in chapter 388-828 WAC?
When will you receive an initial DDD assessment?
Are there any exceptions allowing authorization of a DDD paid service prior to administering a DDD assessment?
When does DDD conduct a reassessment?
Where is the DDD assessment and reassessment administered?
Who participates in your DDD assessment?
Do all questions in the DDD assessment have to be answered?
Why does DDD require all questions on mandatory panels to be answered in the DDD assessment?
What happens if you refuse to answer a question on a mandatory panel in the DDD assessment?
How does DDD determine which panels are mandatory in your DDD assessment?
What are the mandatory panels in your DDD assessment?
SUPPORT ASSESSMENT MODULE
What is the support assessment module?
What is the purpose of the support assessment module?
What components are contained in the support assessment module?
How does your assessment age affect the support assessment module?
How does DDD determine your assessment age?
THE SUPPORT ASSESSMENT FOR CHILDREN
What is the purpose of the support assessment for children?
What is the purpose of the support assessment for children?
What questions are asked in the support assessment for children and how are they scored?
How does DDD determine your total LOC score for ICF/MR level of care if you are age birth through fifteen years old?
How does DDD determine if you meet the eligibility requirements for ICF/MR level of care (LOC) if you are age birth through fifteen years old?
THE SUPPORTS INTENSITY SCALE ASSESSMENT
What is the supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment?
What is the purpose of the supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment?
What scales are contained in the supports intensity scale (SIS) assessment?
What subscales are contained in the support needs scale?
How does the SIS measure your support need(s) in the support needs and supplemental protection and advocacy scales?
How is type of support scored in the SIS assessment?
How is frequency of support scored in the SIS assessment?
How is daily support time scored in the SIS assessment?
How does DDD determine your raw score for each of the activities that are assessed in the support needs and supplemental protection and advocacy scales?
How does DDD determine your total raw score for each subscale in the SIS support needs scale?
Are all questions in the support needs and supplemental protection and advocacy scales scored the same way?
What activities are assessed in the home living activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the community living activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the lifelong learning activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the employment activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the health and safety activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the social activities subscale of the support needs scale?
What activities are assessed in the supplemental protection and advocacy activities subscale?
How does DDD determine your support score for each of the items identified in the SIS exceptional medical and behavioral support needs scales?
What exceptional medical support activities are evaluated to assess your medical support needs?
What exceptional behavioral support activities are evaluated to assess your behavioral support needs?
How does DDD determine if you meet the eligibility requirements for ICF/MR level of care if you are age sixteen or older?
How does DDD determine your percentile rank and standard score for each subscale in the SIS support needs scale?
How does DDD determine your SIS support needs index percentile ranking?
DDD PROTECTIVE SUPERVISION ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD protective supervision acuity scale?
How is information in the protective supervision acuity scale used by DDD?
What questions are asked in the DDD protective supervision acuity scale?
How does DDD score each question?
How does DDD determine your adjusted protective supervision acuity score?
How does DDD determine your protective supervision support level?
DDD CAREGIVER STATUS ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD caregiver status acuity scale?
How is information in the DDD caregiver status acuity scale used by DDD?
When is a collateral contact an informal caregiver?
When is a collateral contact a formal caregiver?
When is a collateral contact a backup caregiver?
Are you allowed to identify more than one person as a backup caregiver?
Who is your primary caregiver?
What questions are asked in the DDD caregiver status acuity scale and how are your caregiver's answers scored?
Which caregiver risk factors determine the caregiver risk level?
How does DDD determine a caregiver risk level?
How does DDD determine the availability of a backup caregiver?
How does DDD determine whether a backup caregiver lives with you?
How does DDD determine the risk level score of your backup caregiver not being able to provide the supports you need when you need them?
DDD ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (ADL) ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD activities of daily living (ADL) acuity scale?
What does the activities of daily living (ADL) acuity scale measure?
How does DDD determine your ADL support needs score if you are age birth through fifteen?
How does DDD use your ADL support needs score for the support assessment for children?
How does DDD determine your ADL support needs score if you are age sixteen or older?
How does DDD determine your ADL support needs level for the SIS assessment?
DDD BEHAVIORAL ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD behavioral acuity scale?
How is information in the DDD behavioral acuity scale used by DDD?
How does DDD determine if you have a prominent behavior?
Do all prominent behaviors get scored?
How does DDD determine the frequency of your most prominent behavior?
How does DDD determine the severity of your most prominent behavior?
How does DDD determine the type of caregiver assistance you receive to help you keep your most prominent behavior under control?
How does DDD determine your behavioral acuity level?
DDD MEDICAL ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD medical acuity scale?
What is the purpose of the DDD medical acuity scale?
How does DDD determine your medical acuity level?
DDD INTERPERSONAL SUPPORT ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD interpersonal support acuity scale?
What does the DDD interpersonal support acuity scale determine?
How does DDD determine your interpersonal support needs score if you are age birth through fifteen?
What does the DDD interpersonal support needs score determine if you are age birth through fifteen?
How does DDD determine your interpersonal support needs score if you are age sixteen or older?
How does DDD use your interpersonal support needs score if you are age sixteen or older?
DDD MOBILITY ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD mobility acuity scale?
What does the DDD mobility acuity scale determine?
How does DDD determine your mobility acuity level if you are age birth through fifteen?
How does DDD determine your mobility acuity level if you are age sixteen or older?
RESPITE ASSESSMENT
What is the respite assessment?
Are there any exceptions when the respite assessment is not used to determine the number of hours for waiver respite services?
What is the purpose of the respite assessment?
How does DDD determine your respite assessment level?
How does DDD determine your unadjusted respite assessment level if DDD has authorized you to receive voluntary placement services per chapter 388-826 WAC?
How does DDD determine your unadjusted respite assessment level if DDD has authorized you to receive companion home services per chapter 388-829C WAC?
How does DDD determine the maximum number of hours you may receive for respite care?
How does DDD determine your voluntary placement services support score per chapter 388-826 WAC?
How does DDD determine the number to use in the adjustment of your voluntary placement services score?
How does DDD determine the number of respite hours you may receive annually if you are receiving voluntary placement services?
How does DDD determine your companion home services support score per chapter 388-829C WAC?
How does DDD determine the number to use in the adjustment of your companion home services support score?
How does DDD determine the number of respite hours you may receive annually if you are receiving companion home services?
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES COMPONENT
What is the purpose of the programs and services component?
SERVICE LEVEL ASSESSMENT MODULE
What is the purpose of the service level assessment module?
What components contained in the service level assessment module determine a service level and/or number of hours?
DDD SEIZURE ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD seizure acuity scale?
What does the DDD seizure acuity scale measure?
How does DDD determine your seizure acuity level?
INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT PLAN MODULE
What is the purpose of the individual support plan (ISP) module?
What components contained in the individual support plan module determine a service level and/or number of hours?
How does DDD determine which health and welfare needs must be addressed in your individual support plan if you are age birth through fifteen?
How does DDD determine which health and welfare needs must be addressed in your individual support plan if you are age sixteen or older?
What is the children's intensive in-home behavioral support (CIIBS) program algorithm?
When does the DDD assessment run the CIIBS algorithm to determine your eligibility for the CIIBS waiver?
What elements does the CIIBS algorithm use to calculate your out-of-home placement risk score?
How does DDD determine your CIIBS out-of-home placement risk score?
How does DDD determine if I am eligible for the CIIBS waiver?
INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY SERVICES ASSESSMENT
What is the individual and family services assessment?
What is the purpose of the individual and family services assessment?
How does DDD determine your individual and family services level?
How does DDD determine your individual and family services rating?
How does DDD determine the number to use in the adjustment of your individual and family services support rating?
How does DDD determine your individual and family services score?
How does DDD determine the amount of your individual and family service award?
DDD EMPLOYMENT ACUITY SCALE
What is the DDD employment acuity scale?
How does DDD determine your employment support level?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity score?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for activities of daily living?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for behavioral support?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for interpersonal support?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for environmental support?
How does DDD determine your environmental support score?
How does DDD determine your employment support score for level of monitoring?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for employment support?
How does DDD determine your DDD employment support score?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity score for completing tasks with acceptable speed?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity score for completing tasks with acceptable quality?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for medical support?
How does DDD determine your employment acuity scale score for seizure support?
How does DDD determine your seizure support score?
Why does DDD multiply your seizure support score by a negative factor?
What is the DDD community access acuity scale?
How does DDD determine the number of hours you may receive each month for community access services?
DDD EMPLOYMENT ACUITY SCALE
How does DDD determine the number of hours you may receive for employment support services?
How does DDD determine your employment status?
How does DDD determine your employment service level?
How does your employment service type affect how your employment service hours are used?
Can you receive fewer than the number of hours allocated to you in your employment service level?
Are there conditions when DDD will authorize additional hours to your monthly employment service hours?
How many add-on hours are you eligible to receive?
What are short-term employment supports?
RESIDENTIAL ALGORITHM
What is the residential algorithm?
When is the residential algorithm administered?
Where does the residential algorithm obtain your support needs information?
How does the residential algorithm identify your residential support needs score?
What residential service levels of support does DDD use?
How does the residential algorithm determine if you are enrolled in the community protection program?
How does the residential algorithm determine your daily support needs score?
How does DDD define mid-frequency support?
How does the residential algorithm determine your mid-frequency support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your behavior support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your medical support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your seizure support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your protective supervision support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your ability to seek help score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your nighttime support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm determine your toileting support needs score?
How does the residential algorithm calculate your daily critical support time?
How does the residential algorithm calculate your mid-frequency critical support time?
How does the residential algorithm determine your weekly critical support time?
How does the residential algorithm calculate your total critical support time (CST)?
How does the residential algorithm use your assessed support needs scores to determine your residential service level of support?