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WAC 388-825-091

Am I eligible for residential habilitation center (RHC) services?

(1) If you are twenty-one years of age or over, you are eligible to receive residential habilitation center (RHC) services if:
(a) You have been determined to meet DDA eligibility criteria;
(b) You choose to receive services in the RHC;
(c) DDA has determined that you can be supported safely in an RHC environment and will not pose a danger to other residents of the RHC; and
(d) You need the level of care provided at the RHC, which is either:
(i) Nursing facility level of care under WAC 388-106-0355 for a client admitted to, or seeking admission to, a state-operated nursing facility; or
(ii) Intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IID) level of care under WAC 388-828-1020 for a client admitted to, or seeking admission to, a state-operated ICF/IID.
(2) If you are sixteen through twenty years of age, and meet (1)(a) through (d) above you may not be admitted to receive services at a residential habilitation center unless there are no service options available in the community to appropriately meet your needs. Such admission is limited to the provision of short-term respite or crisis stabilization services.
(3) If you are under age sixteen you are not eligible to receive services at a residential habilitation center.
(4) Admission to a nursing facility at a RHC also requires completion of preadmission screening and resident review (PASRR) requirements as described in chapter 388-97 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 71A.12.120, 42 C.F.R. 483.440. WSR 19-12-088, § 388-825-091, filed 6/4/19, effective 7/5/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.015, 71A.18.020, 71A.12.030, and Title 71A RCW. WSR 15-17-094, § 388-825-091, filed 8/18/15, effective 9/18/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 44.04.280, 2011 1st sp.s. c 30 and further amended state law, and chapter 71A.20 RCW. WSR 12-22-037, § 388-825-091, filed 11/1/12, effective 12/2/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.10.015, 71A.12.020, 71A.12.030, and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-11-072, § 388-825-091, filed 5/19/08, effective 6/19/08.]
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