Agenda for Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Joint, Select & Other Committees

Developmental Disability Service System Task Force

Developmental Disability Service System Task Force* -  09/25/12  9:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 9/19/2012 at 12:20 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Clients of the Division of Developmental Disabilities not receiving paid services.
    1. January 2012 No Paid Services Report prepared by the Developmental Disabilities Council.
    2. General discussion regarding strategies for serving this population and for increasing services to prevent families from going into crisis.
  2. Development of services and long-term needs for Residential Habilitation Centers (RHCs): Hypothetical proposals:
    1. Keep existing RHCs open: Determine how best to use them for services, and whether to use them exclusively for such services.
    2. Re-opening Yakima Valley School for admissions: What services would the school provide?
  3. Lunch break.
  4. Comparison of State Operated Living Alternatives, Adult Family Homes, and Supported Living Options.
    1. Manner of assessment of quality of care.
    2. Comparison of nature and frequency of complaints.
    3. Comparison of costs for each option.
    4. Role of federal funding.
  5. Discharge plans for transition of clients (vetoed language from SB 5459, section 7).
  6. Public comment.

Meeting time is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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