Policy Manual

Table of Contents

Ch.1 | Ch.2 | Ch.3 | Ch.4 | Ch.5 | Ch.6 | Ch.7 | Ch.8 | Ch.9 | Ch.10 | Ch.11 | Ch.12 | Ch.13 | Ch.14 | Ch.15 | Ch.16 | Ch. 17 | Policy Archives

CH.1 INTRODUCTION
1.01 PDF Policy Manual Management System  (04/25/2013)
     
CH. 2 ORGANIZATION
2.01   Rescinded 11-16-2005
2.02 PDF Attorney General Advice and Representation    (12/1/2015)
  PDF Request For Legal Advice Form (Updated 01/01/2009)
  PDF Information Sheet Regarding Defense of Tort Lawsuits Against State Employees (Updated 01/01/2009)
  PDF Request For Individual Defense By The Attorney General (Updated 01/01/2009)
     
CH. 3 SERVICE PLANNING
3.01 PDF Service Plans (06/01/2012)
3.02 PDF Client Relocation and File Transfer  (08/15/2023)
3.03   Rescinded 05/31/2007
3.04   Rescinded 05/15/2022
     
CH. 4 PROGRAM SERVICES
4.01   Rescinded 05/15/2022
4.02 PDF Community Residential Services: Referral, Acceptance, and Change in Residential Provider (07/01/2023)
4.03 PDF Enhanced Respite Services for Children (12/15/2017)
4.04 PDF Medically Intensive Children's Program (MICP)    (02/01/2024)
4.05   Rescinded 01/15/2016
4.06 PDF Children’s Intensive In-Home Behavioral Support Program (10/01/2020)
4.07 PDF Intensive Habilitation Services for Children (10/15/2023)
4.08 PDF Referral, Monitoring, and Quality Improvement of Adult Family Home Services (6/1/2017)
4.09 PDF Alternative Living  (12/15/2022)
4.10 PDF Request for Out-of-Home Services (10/15/2021)
4.11 PDF County Services for Working Age Adults (01/01/2023)
4.12 PDF Companion Homes (09/01/2023)
4.13 PDF Individual and Family Services Waiver (12/1/2015)
4.14 PDF Community Engagement Services (05/15/2023)
4.15 PDF Overnight Planned Respite Services (05/01/2020)
4.16 PDF Adult Family Homes - Meaningful Day (07/01/2021)
4.17 PDF Enhanced Case Management Program (1/1/2023)
4.18 PDF Environmental Adaptations (04/15/2023)
4.19 PDF Staff and Family Consultation (05/01/2023)
4.20 PDF Specialized Habilitation (08/01/2023)
4.21 PDF Children’s Out-Of-Home Services: Referral, Acceptance, and Change In Provider (09/15/2021)
4.24 PDF Supported Living Critical Case Protocol (07/01/2023)
4.25 PDF Stabilization, Assessment and Intervention Facility (02/01/2024)
4.26 PDF Assistive Technology (04/01/2023)
4.27 PDF Teleservice (05/01/2023)
4.28 PDF Remote Support (04/15/2023)
     
CH. 5 CLIENT RIGHTS
5.01 PDF Background Check Authorizations (11/01/2023)
5.02 PDF Necessary Supplemental Accommodation (02/15/2018)
5.03 PDF Client Complaints (07/01/2022)
5.04   Superseded by Policy 17.02.06
5.05 PDF Limited English Proficient (LEP) Clients  (07/15/2013)
5.06 PDF Client Rights (07/15/13)
5.07 PDF Planned Action Notices (06/01/2015)
5.08 PDF Individual Instruction and Support Plan (07/01/2023)
5.09   Rescinded 11/06/2002
5.10 PDF Human Rights Committee (HRC)  (03/01/2016)
5.11   Restraints (01/03/2012) Rescinded 03/15/2020
5.12   Not assigned
5.13 PDF Protection from Abuse:  Mandatory Reporting (08/01/2015)
5.14 PDF Positive Behavior Support Principles (07/01/2023)
5.15 PDF Restrictive Procedures: Community (07/01/2023)
5.16 PDF Psychotropic Medications (07/01/2023)
5.17 PDF Physical Intervention Techniques (07/01/2023)
5.18 PDF Cross System Crisis Plans (10/01/2023)
5.19 PDF Functional Assessment and Positive Behavior Support Planning for Youth Receiving Out-of-Home Services (06/15/2023)
5.20 PDF Restrictive Procedures and Physical Interventions with Children and Youth (11/15/2014)
5.21 PDF Functional Assessments and Positive Behavior Support Plans (07/01/2023)
5.22 PDF Restrictive Procedures and Restraints  (05/15/2021) (CORRECTED 08/17/2021)
5.23 PDF Functional Assessments and Positive Behavior Support Plans: Employment and Day Program Services (01/01/2020)
5.24 PDF Functional Assessments and Positive Behavior Support Plans: RHCs (05/01/2021)
5.25 PDF Integrated Settings (06/01/2023)
     
CH. 6 RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
6.01 PDF Rescinded 5/1/2016
6.02 PDF Rates and Other Covered Costs for Supported Living, Group Training Homes, and Group Homes (07/01/2023)
6.03   Rescinded (08/29/2019)
6.04 PDF Billing, Payment, and Cost Reporting for Supported Living, Group Training Homes, and Group Homes (01/01/2024)
6.05   Rescinded (02/08/2023)
6.06 PDF Client Responsibility (02/01/2022)
6.07 PDF Possession of Weapons in DDA-Funded Community Residential Programs (07/01/2023)
6.08 PDF Incident Management and Reporting Requirements for County and County-Contracted Providers (12/15/2023)
6.09 PDF Supporting End-of-Life Decisions for Clients Receiving Residential Services (07/01/2023)
6.10   Rescinded 6/1/2017
6.11 PDF Residential Allowance Requests (07/01/2023)
6.12 PDF Incident Management and Reporting Requirements for Residential Providers  (02/01/2024)
6.13 PDF Provider Qualifications for Employment and Day Program Services (12/15/2023)
6.14 PDF Program Development Contracts (12/15/2023)
6.15 PDF Nurse Delegation Services (12/15/2021)
6.16 PDF Complex Needs Pilot Program (01/24/2024)
6.17   Rescinded 09/05/2018
     
6.18   Rescinded 07/01/2015
6.19 PDF Residential Medication Management (07/01/2023)
6.20 PDF State Operated Living Alternatives (SOLA) Reimbursement (07/01/2011)
6.21 PDF Provider Qualifications for Individualized Technical Assistance (01/01/2023)
6.22 PDF Rate Establishment, Billing, and Payment for Staffed Residential Programs (10/01/2023)
6.23 PDF Application and Certification for Supported Living, Group Training Homes, and Group Homes (10/01/2018)
     
CH. 7 MONITORING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
7.01   Rescinded 05/12/2010
7.02   Rescinded 05/12/2010
7.03 PDF Informed Consent   (07/01/2021)
7.04   Rescinded 02/06/2006
7.05 PDF Mortality Reviews (08/15/2023)
     
CH. 8 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
8.01   Rescinded 05/26/1998 and 6/30/2005
8.02   Rescinded 6/30/2005
8.03   Rescinded 05/26/1998
8.04   Not Assigned
8.05   Rescinded 05/26/1998
8.06   Rescinded 01/25/2024
     
CH. 9 HEALTH
9.01   Rescinded 09/19/2017
9.02 PDF Psychotropic Medications: ICF/IID and State-Operated Nursing Facility (02/24/2020)
9.03 PDF Employee Protection from Bloodborne Pathogens   (01/15/2020)
9.04   Rescinded 10/15/2016
9.05 PDF Protocol for Responding to Incidents Involving Sexual Assault (04/25/2013)
9.06 PDF Health Services: Residential Habilitation Centers      (01/15/2020)
9.07   Rescinded 06/15/2018
9.08 PDF Consent for Medical Treatment Affecting Reproductive Functions (03/12/2020)
9.09 PDF Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in the Workplace  (12/01/2017)
9.10 PDF Client Autopsy (11/01/2017)
9.11 PDF Self-Directed Health Care Tasks   (12/01/2022)
9.12 PDF Sedation Administration and Management (04/15/2019)
9.13 PDF Skin Observation Protocol (05/01/2022)
     
CH. 10 FACILITY MANAGEMENT
10.01 PDF Control of Fixed Assets   (12/1/2015)
10.02 PDF Use of Public Resources or Facilities for Political Activities (12/1/2015)
10.03   Rescinded 01/31/2001
10.04   Rescinded 01/31/2001
     
CH. 11 ELIGIBILITY
11.01 PDF Intake and Eligibility Determination (12/15/2019)
11.02 PDF Administration of the ICAP (Inventory of Client and Agency Planning) (12/1/2015)
11.03 PDF Medicaid Fraud Reporting and Payment Suspension (4/15/2017)
11.04 PDF Determining Another Neurological or Other Condition Similar to Intellectual Disability (9/15/2015)
11.05 PDF Use and Monitoring of Social Service Payment Systems (5/1/2016)
11.06 PDF Client and Provider Overpayments (03/01/2022)
     
CH. 12 INCIDENT MANAGEMENT
12.01 PDF Incident Reporting and Management for DDA Employees (10/01/2023)
12.02 PDF RHC Incident Investigations (12/01/2022)
12.03 PDF SOCR Critical Incident Investigations (03/01/2023)
   
CH. 13 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
13.01 PDF Public Disclosure of Records and Safeguarding of Confidential Information (12/1/2015)
13.02   Rescinded 09/05/2000
13.03   Rescinded 5/25/2004
13.04 PDF DRW Access to Client Records Maintained by DDA   (11/1/2013)
13.05 PDF Fees Charged for Client Records (09/04/2012)
13.06 PDF DSHS Issued Electronic Devices (06/01/2021)
     
CH. 14 SAFETY
14.01 PDF Environmental Safety (09/04/2012)
14.02 PDF Supervision Status for RHC Clients During Community and Off Campus Activities (09/04/2012)
14.03 PDF Conducting Home Visits and Viewing a Client’s Living Quarters  (02/01/2023)
     
CH. 15 COMMUNITY PROTECTION
15.01 PDF Community Protection Program Identification and Eligibility   (11/01/2019)
15.02 PDF Community Protection Program Services   (11/01/2019)
15.03 PDF Community Protection Standards for Employment Program Services (07/01/2023)
15.04 PDF Standards for Community Protection Residential Services (07/01/2023)
15.05 PDF Community Protection Program Reductions and Exit Criteria (07/01/2023)
15.06 PDF Offender Re-Entry Community Safety (ORCS) Program (01/15/2019) 
     
CH. 16 PREADMISSION SCREENING AND RESIDENT REVIEW PROGRAM (PASRR)
16.01 PDF Responding to Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Program (PASRR) Referrals (3/1/2016)
16.02 PDF PASRR Communications Protocol (6/16/2017)
16.03 PDF PASRR Monthly Meetings (05/15/2019)
16.04 PDF PASRR Medical Consultation (6/16/2017)
16.05 PDF Post-PASRR Level II Follow-Up (6/16/2017)
ATTACHMENT: Level II Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Follow-Up Form
16.06 PDF Referring PASRR Clients for Community Transition (6/16/2017)
16.07 PDF Planned Action Notices for PASRR (6/16/2017)
16.08 PDF PASRR Screener Tracking (6/16/2017)
     
CH. 17 RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION CENTERS (RHC)
Administrative and Governing Body Management
17.01.01 PDF RHC Governing Body (09/01/2023)
17.01.02 PDF RHC Admissions For Intermediate Care and Nursing Facility Services (01/09/2023)
17.01.03 PDF Planned Respite Provided by a Nursing Facility at an RHC (04/15/2023)
17.01.04    
17.01.05 PDF Plans Of Correction (03/01/2023)
17.01.06 PDF Workplace Conduct (09/15/2019)
17.01.07 PDF Personal Electronic Devices (10/01/2020)
17.01.08 PDF Mail (02/15/2019)
17.01.09 PDF Animal Management (02/15/2019)
Client Rights
17.02.01 PDF Prevention and Detection of Abuse, Neglect, and Mistreatment (05/15/2018)
17.02.02    
17.02.03    
17.02.04    
17.02.05    
17.02.06 PDF Access to Education for School-Aged Clients in RHCs (11/01/2023)
17.02.07 PDF Client Property Inventory
17.02.08 PDF Employee Conduct (09/01/2023)
17.02.09 PDF Client Grievances (09/01/2023)
Health Services
17.03.01 PDF Supporting End-of-Life Decisions in Residential Habilitation Centers (06/15/2018)
17.03.02    
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17.03.09 PDF Hygienic Trimming (09/01/2023)
Incident Management
17.04.03 PDF Death of a Client (09/01/2023)
Infection Control
17.05.01 PDF Antibiotics Stewardship Program (09/01/2023)
17.05.02 PDF Vaccine Storage and Handling (09/01/2023)
Quality Assurance
17.06.01 PDF Residential Habilitation Center Quality Management System Corrective Action (09/01/2023)
17.06.02 PDF Individual Habilitation Plans (09/01/2023)
17.06.03 PDF Interdisciplinary Team (09/01/2023)
17.06.04 PDF Interdisciplinary Team: Nursing Facility (09/01/2023)
17.06.05 PDF Discharge Process (09/01/2023)
Safety
17.07.01 PDF Water Safety (09/01/2023)
     

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