ALTSA Provider/Administrator Letters

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Provider Type Letter Date Subject Status(desc) Notes
ALF 023-025 10/13/2023 Basic Training Deadlines and Home Care Aide Certification Deadline Changes for LTC Worker Qualifications Related to COVID-19 PHE Current
ALF 020-053 11/13/2020 COVID- 19 Testing of Residential Care Services Staff Current
ALF 014-014 10/06/2014 Resident & Client Protection Program (RCPP) Transitioning to Adult Protective Services (APS) Current
ALF 014-015 10/13/2014 Update: LTC Ombuds Access to Resident Information & Records Current
ALF 022-011 03/09/2022 Updated COVID-19 Guidance from the Department of Health Current
ALF 019-007 03/29/2019 CR 101 Re-filed: Proposed Amendments to Chapter 388-78A (Physical Plant) Current
ALF 021-016 03/19/2021 Proposed Amendments to WAC 388-78A-2371 Investigations and WAC 388-78A-2360 Adult Day Services Current
ALF 016-005 03/04/2016 ALF Guidebook: Second Edition Current
ALF 022-039 10/07/2022 Epidemic Preparedness and Response Guidelines Current
ALF 020-023 04/30/2020 Minor or Simple Edits to Statements of Deficiencies Current
ALF 013-008 05/15/2013 Safety Risk of Medical Devices Current
ALF 021-047 09/02/2021 Rapid Response Team 2 Short Term Staffing Current
ALF 017-017 12/06/2017 New Fingerprint Company Name Current
ALF 023-026 11/03/2023 Withdrew and Refiled CR-101 to Propose Adding, Amending, or Repealing Sections of Chapter 388-76 WAC, Chapter 388-78A WAC, Chapter 388-107 WAC and Chapter 388-97 WAC Specific to Background Checks Current
ALF 020-056 11/13/2020 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Current
ALF 014-016 10/24/2014 Use of Arbitration Agreements Current
ALF 022-012 03/18/2022 Secretary of Health Order 20-03.8, Face Coverings - Statewide, Effective March 12, 2022 Current

Amended April 1, 2022

ALF 019-008 06/07/2019 Formal Phase of Proposed Amendments to Chapter 388-78A WAC (Enforcement Remedies) Current
ALF 021-017 03/24/2021 Emergency Rules Suspending TB Testing Current
ALF 016-006 03/25/2016 Updated Policy on Home Care Aide Exemptions, Continuing Education & Pending Nursing Assistant Certified Timelines Current
ALF 022-040 10/14/2022 State of Emergency Ending in WA State on October 31 Current

Amended November 9, 2022

ALF 020-024 05/04/2020 COVID Only Facilities Current
ALF 013-009 05/28/2013 Medical Emergencies Current
ALF 021-048 09/03/2021 Continued Use of Eye Protection to Prevent COVID-19 Infection to Protect Yourself and the People You Serve Current
ALF 018-001 01/05/2018 Formal Phase of Proposed Amendments to Chapter 388-78A WAC Current