2011 ORS § 441.705¹
Definitions for ORS 441.705 to 441.745

As used in ORS 441.705 (Definitions for ORS 441.705 to 441.745) to 441.745 (Penalties to Quality Care Fund):

(1) Direct patient care or feeding means any care provided directly to or for any patient related to that patients physical, medical and dietary well-being as defined by rules of:

(a) The Department of Human Services when the facility is a long term care facility, as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions), or a residential care facility, residential training facility or residential training home, as those terms are defined in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455); and

(b) The Oregon Health Authority if the facility is a residential treatment facility or a residential treatment home, as defined in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455).

(2) Person means a licensee of a long term care facility, a residential care facility, a residential training facility, a residential treatment facility, a residential training home or a residential treatment home, or an unlicensed person who the Director of Human Services finds should be licensed to operate a long term care facility, a residential care facility, a residential training facility or a residential training home, or an unlicensed person who the Director of the Oregon Health Authority finds should be licensed to operate a residential treatment facility or residential treatment home. Person does not mean an employee of a licensee or unlicensed person who the Director of Human Services or the Director of the Oregon Health Authority finds should be licensed.

(3) Staff to patient ratio means the number and training of persons providing direct patient care as defined in rules of the:

(a) Department if the facility is a long term care facility, a residential care or residential training facility or a residential training home; or

(b) Authority if the facility is a residential treatment facility or a residential treatment home. [1975 c.328 §9; 1977 c.261 §7; 1987 c.428 §35; 2001 c.900 §177; 2003 c.14 §256; 2009 c.595 §738]

Note: 441.705 (Definitions for ORS 441.705 to 441.745) to 441.745 (Penalties to Quality Care Fund) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 441 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.