NOTE: If the caretaker relative is permanently absent, see WAG 16-03-01-d for procedures.
Do not delete the original caretaker relative from the cash unit.
If available, assign a new caretaker relative as representative payee (RPY) and change the case ID number.
NOTE:If a new caretaker relative is not available assign a temporary payee (TEMP). See PM 16-02-00 for policy and
WAG 16-02-00 for procedures.
Set a control to check if the original caretaker relative returns to the home or recovers from illness. Absence is not to exceed 90 days.
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