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

Rule Rule 411-360-0275
Suspension


(1)

The Department may suspend a license for reasons of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an individual if:

(a)

An immediate threat to the health, safety, or welfare of any individual exists;

(b)

There is evidence of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of any individual;

(c)

The AFH-DD is not operated in compliance with ORS 443.705 (Definitions for ORS 443.705 to 443.825) to 443.825 (Disposition of penalties recovered) or the rules adopted there under; or

(d)

The provider has been found to have been convicted of a crime that would have resulted in a denied fitness determination of a background check.

(2)

The licensee may request an administrative review of the decision of the Department to suspend an AFH-DD license. The Department must receive a written request for an administrative review within10 days from the receipt of the notice and order of suspension.

(a)

Within 10 days from the receipt of the request for an administrative review from the licensee, all material relating to the allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation and the suspension of the AFH-DD license, including any written documentation submitted by the licensee within that timeframe, is reviewed by the Director of the Department. Based on review of the material, the Director determines whether to sustain the decision to suspend the AFH-DD license.

(b)

A suspension is rescinded immediately if the Director does not sustain the decision to suspend the AFH-DD license.

(c)

The decision of the Director is subject to a hearing under ORS Chapter 183 (Administrative Procedures Act) if requested within 90 days from the date of the decision of the administrative review.

(3)

In the event the license to maintain an AFH-DD is ordered immediately suspended, the Department withholds service payments until the license is reinstated.

(4)

For the protection of the individuals, the Department arranges for the individuals in the AFH-DD to move when the AFH-DD license is suspended.
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Jun. 8, 2021