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WAC 388-76-10535

Resident rightsNotice of change to services.

(1) The adult family home must inform each resident in advance of changes to services, items, activities, scope of care, or home rules as follows:
(a) In writing;
(b) At least fourteen days before the effective date of a change due to a substantial and continuing change in the resident's condition that necessitates substantially greater or lesser services, items, or activities;
(c) At least thirty days before the effective date of a change that decreases the scope of care, services, or activities due to circumstances beyond the home's control; and
(d) At least ninety days before the effective date the home voluntarily decreases the scope of care, services, or activities the home provides, if the change will result in the discharge of at least one resident.
(2) The home is not required to notify the resident if the home provides him or her different or additional services, items, or activities that do not result in an additional cost to the resident.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 16-20-095, § 388-76-10535, filed 10/4/16, effective 11/4/16; WSR 16-01-171, § 388-76-10535, filed 12/22/15, effective 1/22/16; WSR 15-03-037, § 388-76-10535, filed 1/12/15, effective 2/12/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10535, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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