Health Care Facilities

ORS 441.412
Immunity of employees


(1)

Any employee or agent of a long term care facility acting in good faith in discussing resident care pursuant to ORS 441.408 (Right of entry into facilities and access to records) shall have immunity from any civil liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed with respect to the making of such report.

(2)

Any employee or agent who makes a report pursuant to ORS 441.408 (Right of entry into facilities and access to records) may not be subjected to any retaliation by any official or other employee of a long term care facility solely for making a report, including but not limited to restriction of otherwise lawful access to the facility or to any resident of the facility, or, if an employee, to dismissal or harassment.

(3)

The Long Term Care Ombudsman or the designee acting in good faith in discussing resident care pursuant to ORS 441.408 (Right of entry into facilities and access to records) shall have immunity from any civil liability, that might otherwise be incurred or imposed with respect to the discussion. [Formerly 441.127; 2017 c.441 §17]
Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963


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