2013 ORS § 441.610¹
Nursing home patients bill of rights
  • rules

(1) The Department of Human Services shall adopt a nursing home patients bill of rights consistent with the principles set forth in ORS 441.605 (Legislative declaration of rights intended for residents). The rules shall be applicable to all residents and as far as practicable shall conform to any federal nursing home patients bill of rights.

(2) The department shall periodically review the rules to assure that they meet the principles set forth in ORS 441.605 (Legislative declaration of rights intended for residents) and that they are in conformity with federal standards but in no case shall the rules be less protective than required by ORS 441.605 (Legislative declaration of rights intended for residents).

(3) The department shall be guided by federal interpretative standards in its enforcement of the nursing home patients bill of rights. [1979 c.261 §5; 1987 c.397 §2]