OAR 411-035-0045
Eligible Chore Services


Chore services are not housekeeping services and are not to be provided by homecare workers or in-home agencies.


Chore services are intended to ensure the consumer’s home is safe and allows for independent living.


In order to ensure the consumer’s home is safe, services may be authorized for, but not limited to:


Heavy housecleaning to ensure the consumer and care providers can safely navigate in the home. This may include removal of hazardous debris or dirt from the home.


Removal of yard hazards to ensure the outside of the home is safe for the consumer to enter and exit the home.


Chore Services do not include:


Removal of debris that does not impede the consumer from:


Safely traversing within the home; or


Entering or exiting the home safely.


Removing items that do not present a potential fire hazard that would endanger the consumer’s health and safety.

Source: Rule 411-035-0045 — Eligible Chore Services, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=411-035-0045.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 411-035-0045’s source at or​.us