Long-term care facilities with coronavirus cases

The Seattle Times identified 113 long-term care facilities in Washington state that had residents or employees test positive for COVID-19 as of April 16, not including adult family homes or in-home care providers. This list does not include about 30 facilities that...

Unfortunate PR for Guardians

The Washington Association of Profession Guardians (WAPG) was saddened by the reported actions of Wayne Jerome Houston, CPG. Unfortunately, while we recognize that a vast majority of certified professional guardians discharge their duties to the highest fiduciary...

State Rule Making on Guardian Fees

Some of you may have recently seen the attached rulemaking notice from the Department of Social and Health Resources regarding guardian fees. Here is a brief explanation of the process that DSHS has provided for WAPG members: “The Health Care Authority (HCA) and the...

NGA Responds to “Right to Association”

The National Guardianship Association has been advised by several state affiliate guardianship associations of numerous “Right to Association” legislative bills that are being introduced in most, if not all, jurisdictions around the country. These bills are being...