Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-027-0070
Acceptance of Patients


An agency shall accept patients for treatment on the basis of a reasonable expectation that the patient’s needs can adequately be met by the agency in the patient’s residence. The agency shall consider the following in relation to acceptance of its patients:

(1)

Adequacy and suitability of the agency’s staff and resources to provide needed services;

(2)

Assessment of the patients’ medical, nursing, and social needs as they relate to the benefits of home care;

(3)

The services provided by the agency;

(4)

Assurance that services can be effectively coordinated with care provided by other organizations and individuals;

(5)

Degree of patient and family awareness of their rights and responsibilities;

(6)

A plan to meet medical emergencies;

(7)

Availability, ability, and willingness of others to participate in the care;

(8)

Adequacy of physical facilities and equipment; and

(9)

Attitudes of the patient and family.
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