Statement of Purpose
(1)The rules in OAR chapter 411, division 450 prescribe standards, responsibilities, and procedures for the delivery of community living supports. Supports are intended to permit individuals to live independently in a community-based setting.
(2)Community living supports are designed to prevent out-of-home placement of a child, or to return a child to the family home from a residential setting other than the family home.
(3)These rules prescribe service eligibility requirements for individuals receiving community living supports, and standards and procedures for agency providers operating a community living supports program.
(4)The rules in OAR chapter 411, division 450 effectuate Oregon’s Employment First policy under which the employment of individuals with developmental disabilities in competitive integrated employment is the highest priority over unemployment, segregated employment, or other non-work day activities. The delivery of services provided under these rules presumes all individuals eligible for services are capable of working in an integrated employment setting and earning minimum wage or better.
Rule 411-450-0010 — Statement of Purpose,