OAR 411-057-0140
Responsibilities of Administration


The licensee is responsible for the operation of the memory care community and the provision of person centered care that promotes each resident’s dignity, independence, and comfort. This includes the supervision, training, and overall conduct of the staff.


The licensee of a memory care community must comply with both the licensing rules for the facility and Chapter 411, Division 57.


The administrator of the memory care community must complete and document that at least 10 hours of their required annual continuing educational requirements, as required by the licensing rules of the facility, relate to the care of individuals with dementia. Continuing education credits must be obtained through Department approved sources which may include college courses, preceptor credits, self-directed activities, course instructor credits, corporate training, in-service training, professional association trainings, web-based trainings, correspondence courses, telecourses, seminars, and workshops.


The endorsed memory care community must provide a Department designated Memory Care Community Uniform Disclosure Statement (form APD 9098 MC) to each person who requests information about the memory care community.


In addition to the policies and procedures required in the licensing rules for the facility, the memory care community licensee must develop and implement policies and procedures that address:


Philosophy of how services are provided based upon the memory care community’s values, mission, and the promotion of person centered care and how it shall be implemented;


Evaluation of behavioral symptoms and design of person centered supports for intervention plans;


Wandering and egress prevention that provides detailed instructions to staff in the event a resident elopes;


Assessment of residents for the use and effects of medications including psychotropic medications;


Use of supportive devices with restraining qualities;


Staffing plan for the memory care community;


Staff training specific to dementia care;


Description of the community’s life enrichment program and how activities are implemented;


Description of family support programs and efforts on how the community will assist the family to remain engaged;


Limiting use of public address and intercom systems for emergencies and evacuation drills only;


Transportation coordination and assistance to and from outside medical appointments; and


Safekeeping of residents’ possessions. This policy must be provided to each resident and the resident’s representative at the time of move-in and quarterly as needed.

Source: Rule 411-057-0140 — Responsibilities of Administration, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=411-057-0140.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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