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WAC 388-111-0010

Mandated reporting to the department.

Mandated reporters, including the facility and staff:
(1) Must comply with reporting requirements under chapter 74.34 RCW and this chapter;
(2) Must immediately make mandated reports to the department's centralized toll free complaint telephone number or fax number when:
(a) There is reasonable cause to believe that a vulnerable adult, as defined in chapter 74.34 RCW, has been abandoned, abused, neglected, or financially exploited; or
(b) There is a reason to suspect physical or sexual assault.
(3) Must make any other written and oral reports as required by the department; and
(4) Must protect the alleged victim and others from further abuse, neglect, abandonment, and financial exploitation.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 74.34 RCW, RCW 74.08.090, and 71A.12.030. WSR 11-07-025, ยง 388-111-0010, filed 3/10/11, effective 4/10/11.]
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