Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.450
Determinations of eligibility

  • rules


Eligibility determinations and determinations of services for Oregon Project Independence shall be made in accordance with rules of the Department of Human Services.


Eligibility for authorized services shall be based on each client’s financial, physical, functional, medical and social need for such services.


Clients who appear eligible for services provided by the department because of disability or age and income shall be encouraged to apply to the department for service. [1981 c.186 §5; 1983 c.740 §135; 2005 c.22 §278; 2011 c.201 §5]
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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