Senior and Disability Services

ORS 410.608
Selection of home care or personal support worker

  • right to terminate employment
  • eligibility determination made by Department of Human Services


(1)

An elderly person or a person with a disability who hires a home care worker or personal support worker has the right to select the home care worker or personal support worker, including a family member.

(2)

An elderly person or a person with a disability who hires a home care worker or personal support worker has the right to terminate the employment of the home care worker or personal support worker at any time and for any reason.

(3)

The Department of Human Services shall determine the eligibility of an elderly person or a person with a disability to receive home care services under the Medicaid program and state-funded long term care services. [2001 c.901 §5; 2007 c.70 §181; 2018 c.75 §14]
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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