Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.520
When assessment to occur

  • exceptions


Subject to subsection (2) of this section, admission screening shall occur:


Before admission to an intermediate care facility; and


Within seven days following the 30th day from admission to a skilled nursing facility.


Subsection (1) of this section does not apply for the following:


Patients transferred from one facility to another providing the same level of care;


Patients who are returning to an intermediate care facility after having entered acute care facilities from such facilities;


Patients who are being admitted to an intermediate care facility for less than 30 days. If a patient is admitted under this paragraph and is to remain in the facility for more than 30 days, the patient shall receive an assessment within seven days following the 30th day from admission;


Patients who must be admitted immediately to a nursing facility. Patients admitted under this paragraph shall receive an assessment within seven days of admission;


Patients who are entering a nursing home that is part of a continuing care retirement community; and


Patients discharged from an acute care facility who opt to receive assessment services beyond the minimum federal criteria from the Department of Human Services or an area agency on aging rather than from a certified program may receive these additional assessment services within seven days of admission. [1989 c.912 §4]
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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