Department of Human Services

ORS 409.470
Description of respite care services


Respite care services made available through the Oregon Lifespan Respite Care Program shall:

(1)

Include a flexible array of respite care options responsive to family and caregiver needs and available before families and caregivers are in a crisis situation;

(2)

Be sensitive to the unique needs, strengths and multicultural values of an individual, family or caregiver;

(3)

Offer the most efficient access to an array of coordinated respite care services that are built on existing community supports and services;

(4)

Be driven by community strengths, needs and resources; and

(5)

Use a variety of funds and resources, including but not limited to:

(a)

Family or caregiver funds;

(b)

Private and volunteer resources;

(c)

Public funds; and

(d)

Exchange of care among families or caregivers. [1997 c.745 §6]
Chapter 409

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division's client records by another departmental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186


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