Oregon Department of Human Services

Rule Rule 407-045-0360
Adult Developmental Disabilities Abuse Rules: Department Investigation of Alleged Abuse


(1) If determined necessary or appropriate, OTIS may conduct an investigation rather than allow the CDDP to investigate the alleged abuse or in addition to the investigation by the CDDP. Under such circumstances, the CDDP shall receive authorization from OTIS before conducting any separate investigation.
(2) OTIS shall conduct all abuse investigations of adults with developmental disability:
(a) Under these rules for adults;
(A) Receiving services in Department-operated residential training homes licensed under ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455); or
(B) When the primary association between the alleged victim and the accused person is due to their role as an educational provider’s school employee, contractor, agent, or volunteer.
(b) Under OAR 407-045-0120 (Adult Mental Health Abuse Rules: Purpose and Scope) through 407-045-0240 (Adult Mental Health Abuse Rules: County Multidisciplinary Teams) for residents of Authority-operated residential treatment facilities or homes.
(c) Under OAR 407-045-0405 (Oregon State Hospital Patient Abuse Investigation Rules: Purpose and Scope) through 407-045-0495 (Oregon State Hospital Patient Abuse Investigation Rules: Disclosure of Investigation Report and Related Documents) for patients of the state hospitals.
(3) OTIS may screen and assign an allegation of abuse involving adults described in section (2), to a CDDP designee to investigate under these rules or to a community mental health program to investigate under OAR 407-045-0120 (Adult Mental Health Abuse Rules: Purpose and Scope).
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