Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities

Rule Rule 411-059-0000

Unless the context indicates otherwise, the following definitions apply to the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 059:
(1) “Case Management” means the planning, coordination, and referral of services provided directly by the project or from external providers, including, but not limited to:
(a) Transportation;
(b) Meal programs;
(c) Legal services;
(d) Financial services;
(e) Supportive services;
(f) Counseling services;
(g) Recreational, social and wellness activities and programs; or
(h) Services to increase participation in community life.
(2) “Congregate” means a setting, in which three or more individuals reside for a common need or purpose.
(3) “Coordinate” means to provide proactive and systematic assistance in obtaining, facilitation of, and connection with health and social services.
(4) “Department” means the Department of Human Services.
(5) “Food Insecurity” means the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
(6) “Food Insecurity Interventions” mean services offered in response to food insecurity that include, but are not limited to:
(a) The direct provision of meals;
(b) Meal preparation;
(c) Grocery shopping;
(d) Cooking services;
(e) Nutrition education; or
(f) Assistance accessing congregate meal sites, nutrition assistance programs, meal delivery programs, or emergency food programs and food banks.
(7) “Health and Social Services” means:
(a) Case management;
(b) Health navigation;
(c) Mental health and addiction supports and services;
(d) In-home supports; or
(e) Food insecurity interventions.
(8) “Health Navigation” means assistance for individuals in accessing their health care needs, including, but not limited to:
(a) Appointment scheduling;
(b) Medical transportation coordination;
(c) Scheduling or coordinating in-home care;
(d) Referrals;
(e) Health education;
(f) Medication management; or
(g) Counseling.
(9) “Housing with Services Project” means an entity that coordinates two or more health and social services for older adults and people with disabilities who are living in publicly subsidized or private congregate settings. A Housing with Services Project does not include:
(a) A health care facility licensed under ORS 441.015 (Licensing of facilities and health maintenance organizations).
(b) A residential facility licensed under ORS 443.410 (Single license required).
(c) An adult foster home licensed under ORS 443.725 (License required).
(d) A continuing care retirement community as defined in ORS 101.020 (Definitions).
(e) A program of all-inclusive care for the elderly as described in 42 C.F.R 460.6.
(f) Transient lodging as defined in ORS 320.300 (Definitions for ORS 320.300 to 320.365).
(g) A hotel as defined in ORS 699.005 (Definitions).
(10) “In-Home Supports” means assistance to individuals necessary for individuals to live independently in their own residence, including, but not limited to:
(a) Housekeeping;
(b) Personal care;
(c) Meal preparation;
(d) Laundry services;
(e) Transportation;
(f) Money management;
(g) Medication management; or
(h) Other personal assistance services.
(11) “Mental Health and Addictions Supports and Services” means mental, behavioral or addictions assessment and treatment services and counseling supports that may be provided by psychiatrists, mental or behavioral health caseworkers, therapists, support groups, and any other providers that assist individuals in managing emotional wellness or substance use issues.
(12) “Older adult” means individuals who are age 55 and older.
(13) “People with Disabilities” means individuals between the ages of 18 and 54 who experience a disability that impacts one or more activities of daily living.
(14) “Project” means a Housing with Services Project as defined in these rules.
(15) “These Rules” mean the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 059.

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