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AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

2006 AFH "Dear Provider" Letters

March 1, 2006

ADSA: AFH #2006-005
Changes to FIRST AID & CPR TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Dear Adult Family Home Provider:

As part of the process for revising and clarifying the first aid and CPR training requirements for adult family home staff, the Department met with providers and other interested parties. The purpose of this letter is to notify you about the resulting changes to WAC 388-112-0255 and 388-112-0260 and to inform you that effective January 15, 2006, adult family home providers must comply with the following requirements:

No changes to the inspection process have been made.

We appreciate the participation of adult family home stakeholders in this process. The updated training requirements that reflect these changes are accessible online at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/WAC/default.aspx?cite=388-112.

If you have any questions related to inspections, please contact your RCS Field Manager.

Sincerely,

Joyce Pashley Stockwell, Director
Residential Care Services