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WAC 388-76-10650

Medical devices.

(1) The adult family home must not use a medical device with a known safety risk as a restraint or for staff convenience.
(2) Before a medical device with a known safety risk is used by a resident, the home must:
(a) Ensure an assessment has been completed that identifies the resident's need and ability to safely use the medical device;
(b) Provide the resident and his or her family or legal representative with information about the device's benefits and safety risks to enable them to make an informed decision about whether to use the device;
(c) Ensure the resident's negotiated care plan includes how the resident will use the medical device; and
(d) Ensure the medical device is properly installed.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.128 RCW. WSR 16-20-095, § 388-76-10650, filed 10/4/16, effective 11/4/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040. WSR 09-03-029, § 388-76-10650, filed 1/12/09, effective 2/12/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10650, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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