§ 18.20.010 Purpose
§ 18.20.020 Definitions
§ 18.20.030 License required
§ 18.20.040 Application for license
§ 18.20.050 Licenses — Issuance — Renewal — Provisional licenses — Fees — Display — Surrender, relinquishment — Change in licensee — Refusal of renewal, when — Copy of decision
§ 18.20.090 Rules, regulations, and standards
§ 18.20.110 Inspection of assisted living facilities — Approval of changes or new facilities
§ 18.20.115 Quality improvement consultation program — Principles
§ 18.20.125 Inspections — Enforcement remedies — Screening — Limitations on unsupervised access to vulnerable adults
§ 18.20.130 Fire protection — Duties of chief of the Washington state patrol
§ 18.20.140 Operating without license — Penalty
§ 18.20.150 Operating without license — Injunction
§ 18.20.160 Persons requiring medical or nursing care
§ 18.20.170 Facilities operated by religious organizations
§ 18.20.180 Resident rights
§ 18.20.185 Complaints — Toll-free telephone number — Investigation and referral — Rules — Retaliation prohibited
§ 18.20.190 Department response to noncompliance or violations
§ 18.20.195 Disputed violations, enforcement remedies — Informal dispute resolution process
§ 18.20.210 License suspension — Noncompliance with support order — Reissuance
§ 18.20.220 Residential care contracted services, conversion to — Requirements
§ 18.20.230 Training standards review — Proposed enhancements
§ 18.20.250 Federal funding programs, opportunities — Secretary’s duty to comply
§ 18.20.270 Long-term caregiver training
§ 18.20.280 General responsibility for each resident
§ 18.20.290 Holding a medicaid eligible resident’s room or unit — Payment rates
§ 18.20.300 Domiciliary care services — Scope of services — Disclosure form
§ 18.20.305 Disclosure to nonresidents
§ 18.20.310 Assistance with activities of daily living
§ 18.20.320 Health support services
§ 18.20.330 Intermittent nursing services
§ 18.20.340 Resident’s family member administers medications or treatment — Written primary or alternate plan — Licensee’s duty of care/negligence
§ 18.20.350 Preadmission assessment — Initial resident service plan — Respite care
§ 18.20.360 Full reassessment of resident
§ 18.20.370 Negotiated service agreement
§ 18.20.380 Provision of outside services — Licensee’s duty of care/negligence
§ 18.20.390 Quality assurance committee
§ 18.20.400 Correction of violation/deficiency — Not included in facility report
§ 18.20.410 Standards for small assisted living facilities — Study
§ 18.20.415 Rule-making authority
§ 18.20.420 Temporary management
§ 18.20.430 Assisted living facility temporary management account
§ 18.20.440 Withdrawal from medicaid program — Notice — Duties
§ 18.20.500 Information for consumers
§ 18.20.510 Work group — Quality metrics
§ 18.20.900 Severability — 1957 c 253
§ 18.20.901 Construction — Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships — 2009 c 521

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 18.20

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.