Powers of Attorney

ORS 127.642
Principal to be provided with certain care to insure comfort and cleanliness

Individuals caring for a principal from whom life-sustaining procedures or artificially administered nutrition and hydration are withheld or withdrawn shall provide care to insure comfort and cleanliness, including but not limited to the following:


Oral and body hygiene.


Reasonable efforts to offer food and fluids orally.


Medication, positioning, warmth, appropriate lighting and other measures to relieve pain and suffering.


Privacy and respect for the dignity and humanity of the principal. [1993 c.767 §11]
§§ 127.605 to 127.650

(formerly 97.050 to 97.090)

Law Review Citations

23 WLR 69, 70 (1987); 26 WLR 306 (1990); 71 OLR 909 (1992)


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