Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging and People with Disabilities and Developmental Disabilities
Inspections and Surveys
Frequency. The Department shall, in addition to any investigations conducted pursuant to complaints, conduct a general inspection of each facility to determine compliance with nursing facility laws on a schedule consistent with the survey schedule defined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and at such other times as the Department deems necessary.
Content. The general inspection includes a review of resident care practices. Results of the review shall be summarized on the survey form.
Documentation: A nursing facility shall maintain all written documentation required by Oregon law. Such written documentation shall be kept on the facility premises. When documents and records are requested by the Department, the facility shall make the requested materials available to the investigator or inspector for review and copying.