If you would like to conduct your own search, here are some resources to help you.
Department of Social and Health Services
The Department of Social Health Services provides a complete list of providers with their license status and links to enforcement letters as well as a document called “Disclosure of Services” outlining some specific information about what type of care they provide and their Medicaid policy.
Department of Health
On the Department of Health’s website, you can look up a home care agency to see if they are in “active” status. Additionally, you can look up an individual nurse or caregiver to see if their license is active and if they have any enforcement actions on record. For home care agencies look under the “Health Facility” link and for individuals look under “Healthcare Provider.”
Find A Daily Money Manager
The American Association of Daily Money Managers (AADMM) is a national organization representing businesses in the profession of daily money management. This is a great place to find a quality money manager in your area.
The Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman advocates for residents of nursing homes, adult family homes, and assisted living facilities. Their purpose is to protect and promote Resident Rights under Federal and State laws and regulations. They are trained to receive complaints and resolve problems in situations involving quality of care, use of restraints, transfer and discharge, abuse, and other aspects of resident dignity and rights. They also have a list of Medicaid housing options.
Report Neglect and Abuse
The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
If you suspect abuse or neglect of a vulnerable adult a person will answer your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Association of Senior Referral Professionals
ASRP is the professional trade association for referral or placement agencies in Washington. Washington state was the first to pass a law (in 2012) regulating the operating procedures of senior referral professionals like Silver Age. You can find information here about the regulations we are required to follow.
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