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PDFWAC 388-829C-010

What definitions apply to this chapter?

The following definitions apply to this chapter:
"Case manager" means the DDA case manager or DDA social worker assigned to a client.
"Certification" means a process used by DDA to determine if an applicant or service provider complies with the requirements of this chapter and the companion home contract.
"Client" means a person who has a developmental disability as defined in RCW 71A.10.020(5) and who has been determined eligible to receive services by DDA under chapter 388-823 WAC.
"Companion home provider" means a provider of certified community residential support services under RCW 71A.10.020(2) who is contracted with DDA to deliver residential habilitation services. A companion home provider does not have an individual provider contract.
"Consent" means express written consent granted by the client, or the client's legal representative if the client has one, after the client or the client's legal representative has been informed of the nature of a service being offered.
"DDA" means the developmental disabilities administration.
"DSHS" or "the department" means the state of Washington department of social and health services and its employees and authorized agents.
"Instruction" means goal-oriented teaching that is designed for acquiring and enhancing skills.
"Instruction techniques" means step-by-step instruction, mentoring, role modeling, and developing visual cues.
"Integrated setting" means typical community settings not designed specifically for people with disabilities in which the majority of people employed and participating are people without disabilities.
"Legal representative" means a parent of a client if the client is under age eighteen, a court-appointed guardian if a decision is within the scope of the guardianship order, or any other person authorized by law to act for the client.
"Medication administration" means the direct application of a prescribed medication whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, application, or other means, to a client by a person legally authorized to do so under chapter 246-840 WAC.
"Medication assistance" means assistance with self-administration of medication under chapters 69.41 RCW and 246-888 WAC, rendered by a nonpractitioner to a person receiving certified community residential support services.
"Nurse delegation" means the process by which a registered nurse transfers the performance of select nursing tasks to a registered or certified nursing assistant under chapter 18.79 RCW and WAC 246-840-910 through 246-840-970.
"Person-centered service plan" means a document that identifies a client's goals and assessed health and welfare needs. The person-centered service plan also indicates the paid services and natural supports that will assist the client to achieve their goals and address their assessed needs.
"Plan of correction" means a signed plan developed by the companion home provider and DDA resource manager. 
"Representative payee" means a person or an organization appointed by the Social Security Administration to receive Social Security or SSI benefits for anyone who cannot manage or direct the management of their benefits.
"Residential habilitation services" has the same meaning as is under WAC 388-845-1500.
"Resource manager" means the DDA employee who establishes rates, monitors contract compliance, and acts as DDA's liaison with the service provider.
"Service provider" means a person or entity contracted by DSHS and authorized to deliver services and supports to meet a client's assessed needs.
"Support" means assistance a service provider gives a client based on needs identified in the client's person-centered service plan.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.020 and 71A.12.040. WSR 18-22-106, § 388-829C-010, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 07-16-102, § 388-829C-010, filed 7/31/07, effective 9/1/07.]
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