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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 10-15-09 -   4.2 - Licensing Re-Inspections

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Vulnerable Children & Adults Final 10-15-09
1. Child Safety
2. Child Care Licensing
3. Mental Health
4. Aging & Disability
5. Veterans Services

4.2 - Licensing Re-Inspections

Are we re-inspecting residential care facilities as frequently as required?

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Data Notes
Data Source: Facility Management System and Residential Care Services documentation
Measure Definition: Nursing home re-inspections required every 15 months; adult family home and boarding home re-inspections required every 18 months.
Target Rationale: Response times required by 42 CFR 488.308 (nursing home); RCW 18.20.110 (boarding home); RCW 70.128.070 (adult family home)
Link to Agency Strategic Plan: Goal #2 in the Aging and Disability Services Administration Strategic Plan 2009-2013: Continue Efforts to Enhance Quality of Services
Relevance: This measure is part of ADSA’s core business requirement to protect the health and safety of vulnerable adults.  Meeting the response times for inspections of residential care settings are crucial to the state’s safety net for vulnerable adults.
Notes: (optional) TBD
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Action Plan: No
Extended Analysis: No

 Drill Down Measures

 Summary Analysis

Aging and Disability Services Administration continues to meet statutory requirements for the re-inspection of residential care facilities, including nursing homes, adult family homes, and boarding homes.


Key Action Item:

Continue to manage resources to ensure licensing re-inspection requirements are met.