Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.090
Department to implement supportive social services for persons age 60 and older

  • rules


The Department of Human Services is directed to develop and place in effect a program of supportive social services for persons age 60 or older.


The Department of Human Services is authorized to develop and adopt such rules as necessary for the sound, efficient and economical administration of the provisions of this section and ORS 410.320 (Governor’s Commission on Senior Services) to 410.340 (Appointments to fill vacancies), including the implementation of a fee for service schedule based upon ability to pay, and to assure that no eligible person, resident in a skilled nursing home or intermediate care facility, shall be removed and placed in an alternative care program unless such services are determined to be more appropriate for the individual citizen based upon appropriate, individual, service considerations. [Formerly 184.865]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Requirement that person disclose social security number as condition for receiving services under Project Independence, (1980) Vol 41, p 268

Chapter 410

Notes of Decisions

Agency rules making placement of handicapped and elderly persons factor of their primary service needs and providing for different residential facilities to accommodate persons with different needs were consistent with provisions of this chapter in effect at time petitioner, who was mentally retarded, was refused placement at facility which primarily served elderly. Dempsey v. Senior Services Division, 92 Or App 163, 758 P2d 367 (1988)


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