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AGING AND LONG-TERM SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION

Information for Assisted Living Facility Professionals

  • In Washington State, the majority of wildfires (85%) are human-caused.  The Department of Natural Resources has established a Wildfire Prevention & Awareness web page with timely fire safety tips and information on defending your home against wildfire.  Please share this important information with residents, families and friends!
  • ProviderOne Logo Are you a Medicaid provider who receives a 1099 tax form from the state of Washington? How you get paid for Medicaid services will change. Start getting ready now!
  • The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has implemented a consumer awareness campaign regarding appropriate use of antipsychotic drugs by long-term care residents and their legal right to be free chemical restraints.  See the brochure "Reduce the Misuse".
  • Background Check System Project 
    A new website has been launched to keep those who submit background checks informed about progress of the web-based automation slated for November 2014. Please visit http://www.dshs.wa.gov/bccu/bcs.shtml for answers to Frequently Asked Questions and periodic project updates.

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