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WAC 388-835-0050

What general requirements apply to the quality of ICF/ID services?

(1) DSHS is responsible for assuring the:
(a) Health care and habilitative training needs of an individual are identified and met according to state and federal regulations.
(b) Individual is placed in a facility certified as capable of meeting their needs.
(2) DDA regional service staff is responsible for authorizing changes in residential services.
(3) All services provided must be essential to the resident's habilitation and health care needs and to achieving the primary goal of attaining the highest level of independence possible for each individual resident.
(4) A resident in an ICF/ID is eligible for community residential services when such services meet their needs.
(5) Every ICF/ID must provide habilitative training and health care that at least includes the following:
(a) Active treatment;
(b) Services according to the identified needs of the individual resident and provided by or under the supervision of qualified therapists;
(c) Routine items and supplies provided uniformly to all residents;
(d) Providing necessary surgical appliances, prosthetic devices, and aids to mobility for the exclusive use of individual residents;
(e) Nonreusable supplies not usually provided to all residents may be individually ordered. A department representative must authorize requests for such supplies.
(6) Each ICF/ID facility is responsible for providing transportation for residents. This responsibility may include the guarantee of a resident's use of public transportation.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.030 and 44.04.280. WSR 15-09-069, § 388-835-0050, filed 4/15/15, effective 5/16/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.20.140. WSR 01-10-013, § 388-835-0050, filed 4/20/01, effective 5/21/01.]
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