Health Care Facilities

ORS 441.640
Report of suspected abuse of resident required


(1)

Any public or private official having reasonable cause to believe that any resident in a long term care facility with whom the official comes in contact has suffered abuse, or that any person with whom the official comes in contact has abused a resident in a long term care facility, shall report or cause a report to be made in the manner required in ORS 441.645 (Oral report to area agency on aging, department or law enforcement agency).

(2)

A Long Term Care Ombudsman or a designee of the ombudsman is not required to make a report under this section to the extent the report would violate 42 U.S.C. 3058g(d). [1979 c.770 §3; 1993 c.759 §3; 2017 c.346 §1; 2019 c.117 §8]
§§ 441.630 to 441.685

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Definition of patient abuse, (1980) Vol 40, p 381

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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