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

Rule Rule 411-360-0040
License Required


(1)

Any home that meets the definition of an AFH-DD as defined in OAR 411-360-0020 (Definitions and Acronyms) must first apply for and obtain a license from the Department or an exempt area county before providing care and services for compensation to an individual.

(2)

A person or entity may not represent themselves as operating an AFH-DD or accept placement of an individual without being licensed as an AFH-DD.

(3)

No person, employed and requiring a background check may be a provider, resident manager, substitute caregiver, or otherwise be in training, employed by the provider, a volunteer for the AFH-DD, or reside in or on the property of an AFH-DD who:

(a)

Has been convicted of any of the disqualifying crimes listed in OAR 407-007-0275 (Convictions Under ORS 443.004 Resulting in Ineligibility for Aging and People with Disabilities Program and Developmental Disabilities Program SIs);

(b)

Has not complied with Department rules for review of background checks in accordance with OAR 407-007-0200 (Purpose and Scope) to 407-007-0370 (Variances); or

(c)

Has been disapproved to work based on current Department policy and procedures for background checks in accordance with OAR 407-007-0200 (Purpose and Scope) to 407-007-0370 (Variances).

(4)

Section (3) of this rule does not apply to individual service recipients of the AFH-DD.

(5)

Section (3)(a) of this rule does not apply to employees hired prior to July 28, 2009.

(6)

LIMITED LICENSE. Any home that meets the definition of a limited license AFH-DD as defined in OAR 411-360-0020 (Definitions and Acronyms) must apply for and obtain a license from the Department before providing care and services to an individual for compensation.

(a)

To qualify for a limited license and for compensation from the Department, the provider must:

(A)

Submit a completed provider enrollment agreement, application for a limited license, appropriate licensing fee, physician’s statement, and a background check in regards to criminal records, founded abuse of children, and substantiated abuse of an adult;

(B)

Demonstrate a clear understanding of the individual’s care, service, and support needs;

(C)

Acquire any additional training necessary to meet the specific care, service, and support needs of the individual;

(D)

Meet the standards of an AFH-DD;

(E)

Meet minimal fire safety compliance including the installation of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and fire extinguishers; and

(F)

Obtain any training deemed necessary by the Department to provide adequate care and services to support the individual.

(b)

A limited license is limited to the care and services of the individual named on the license only and may not be transferred to another individual.

(7)

PROVISIONAL LICENSE. Any AFH-DD that meets the definition of a provisional license, due to an emergency situation in which the licensed provider is no longer able to oversee the operation of the AFH-DD, must be licensed by the Department. The applicant for the provisional license must meet the standards in OAR 411-360-0070 (Classification) and 411-360-0110 (Qualifications for AFH-DD Providers, Resident Managers, and Caregivers).
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Jun. 8, 2021