Residential Care

ORS 443.370
Definitions for ORS 443.370 to 443.376

As used in ORS 443.370 (Definitions for ORS 443.370 to 443.376) to 443.376 (Duties of referral agents):


“Client” means an individual who seeks a long term care referral for the individual or for another individual.


“Facility” means:


A long term care facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions).


A residential care facility as defined in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455), including but not limited to an assisted living facility and a facility marketed as a memory care community.


An adult foster home as defined in ORS 443.705 (Definitions for ORS 443.705 to 443.825).


A continuing care retirement community as defined in ORS 101.020 (Definitions).


“Long term care referral” means a referral to a facility in connection with which the referral agent receives compensation from the facility.


“Placement information” means any information a person collects from a client about the client or the subject of placement, including but not limited to name, electronic mail address, phone number, zip code, medical history, information about necessary assistance for activities of daily living or the reasons for seeking long term care.


(a) “Referral agent” means a person that provides long term care referrals.


“Referral agent” does not include:


A facility or its employees.


A resident or patron of a facility who refers a client to a facility and receives a discount or other remuneration from the facility.


A public body as defined in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined).


“Subject of placement” means the individual to be placed with a facility through a long term care referral. [2017 c.656 §1]
Note: 443.370 (Definitions for ORS 443.370 to 443.376) to 443.376 (Duties of referral agents) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 443 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.


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Jun. 26, 2021