Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.595
Legislative intent and findings


The Legislative Assembly finds and declares that the interest and welfare of the public are served by the Home Care Commission that operates in accordance with section 11, Article XV of the Oregon Constitution, and ORS 410.595 (Legislative intent and findings) to 410.625 (Authority of commission) and also are served by operations that:

(1)

Do not compromise the resources of elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities, persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses or the family members of elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities or persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses;

(2)

Do not compromise the ability of elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities, persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses or the family members of elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities or persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses to choose from among services, activities and purchases, including adult support services; and

(3)

Do not reduce the amount and scope of the services, activities and purchases, including adult support services, available to elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities, persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses or the family members of elderly persons, persons with physical disabilities or persons with developmental disabilities or mental illnesses. [2010 c.100 §2]
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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