Health Care Facilities

ORS 441.645
Oral report to area agency on aging, department or law enforcement agency


(1)

An oral report shall be made immediately by telephone or otherwise to the local office of the area agency on aging or of the Department of Human Services or to a law enforcement agency within the county where the person making the report is at the time of contact. If known, such reports shall contain the names and addresses of the resident and any persons responsible for the care of the resident, the nature and the extent of the abuse, including any evidence of previous abuse, the explanation given for the abuse and any other information which the person making the report believes might be helpful in establishing the cause of the abuse and the identity of the perpetrator.

(2)

When a report is received by the area agency or department, the area agency or the department may notify the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction within the county where the report was made. When a report is received by a law enforcement agency, the agency shall immediately notify the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction if the receiving agency does not and the local office of the area agency or the department in the county where the report was made. [1979 c.770 §4; 1985 c.651 §4; 1993 c.759 §4]
§§ 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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