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PDFWAC 388-829C-230

What is respite?

(1) Respite is short-term, intermittent care to provide relief for the companion home provider.
(2) The DDA assessment determines a client's annual allocation of respite hours.
(3) Respite may be provided in:
(a) The companion home where the client lives;
(b) A community setting available to an adult, such as a camp, senior center, or adult day care center;
(c) An adult family home;
(d) An assisted living facility;
(e) A group home; or
(f) A group training home.
(4) To be a qualified respite provider, a person or agency must be contracted with DDA to provide respite services.
(5) A companion home client must not receive overnight planned respite services under chapter 388-829R WAC.
(6) A companion home client must not receive respite at a residential habilitation center.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030, 71A.10.020 and 71A.12.040. WSR 18-22-106, § 388-829C-230, filed 11/6/18, effective 12/7/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.010, 71A.12.030, and Title 71A RCW. WSR 09-20-004, § 388-829C-230, filed 9/24/09, effective 10/25/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 07-16-102, § 388-829C-230, filed 7/31/07, effective 9/1/07.]
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