DSHS is conducting rulemaking which may amend the following chapters of rule:

  • Chapter 388-76 WAC, Adult Family Home Minimum Licensing Requirements,
  • Chapter 388-78A WAC, Assisted Living Facility Licensing Rules,
  • Chapter 388-97 EAV, Nursing homes, and
  • Chapter 388-107 WAC, Licensing Requirements for Enhanced Services Facilities

The rule making project filed under WSR 22-04-047 on January 26, 2022 will address the following subjects:

  • Facility communication system, resident access to communications, and facility responsiveness to outside communications.
  • Comprehensive disaster preparedness plans, and related policies and procedures, and equipment for a range of potential hazards, emergencies, and disasters.
  • Visitation of essential support persons.
  • Resident’s rights to a safe and healthy environment.
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