2011 ORS § 443.400¹
Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455

As used in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455) to 443.455 (Civil penalties) and 443.991 (Penalties), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) Director means the director of the licensing agency for the residential facility.

(2) Licensing agency means:

(a) The Department of Human Services, if the residential facility that is licensed, or that the Director of Human Services determines should be licensed, is a residential care facility, residential training facility or residential training home; or

(b) The Oregon Health Authority, if the residential facility that is licensed, or that the Director of the Oregon Health Authority determines should be licensed, is a residential treatment facility or residential treatment home.

(3) Resident means any individual residing in a facility who receives residential care, treatment or training. For purposes of ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455) to 443.455 (Civil penalties), an individual is not considered to be a resident if the individual is related by blood or marriage within the fourth degree as determined by civil law to the person licensed to operate or maintain the facility.

(4) Residential care means services such as supervision; protection; assistance while bathing, dressing, grooming or eating; management of money; transportation; recreation; and the providing of room and board.

(5) Residential care facility means a facility that provides, for six or more socially dependent individuals or individuals with physical disabilities, residential care in one or more buildings on contiguous properties.

(6) Residential facility means a residential care facility, residential training facility, residential treatment facility, residential training home or residential treatment home.

(7) Residential training facility means a facility that provides, for six or more individuals with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities, residential care and training in one or more buildings on contiguous properties.

(8) Residential training home means a facility that provides, for five or fewer individuals with mental retardation or other developmental disabilities, residential care and training in one or more buildings on contiguous properties, when so certified and funded by the Department of Human Services.

(9) Residential treatment facility means a facility that provides, for six or more individuals with mental, emotional or behavioral disturbances or alcohol or drug dependence, residential care and treatment in one or more buildings on contiguous properties.

(10) Residential treatment home means a facility that provides for five or fewer individuals with mental, emotional or behavioral disturbances or alcohol or drug dependence, residential care and treatment in one or more buildings on contiguous properties.

(11) Training means the systematic, planned maintenance, development or enhancement of self-care skills, social skills or independent living skills, or the planned sequence of systematic interactions, activities or structured learning situations designed to meet each residents specified needs in the areas of physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth.

(12) Treatment means a planned, individualized program of medical, psychological or rehabilitative procedures, experiences and activities designed to relieve or minimize mental, emotional, physical or other symptoms or social, educational or vocational disabilities resulting from or related to the mental or emotional disturbance, physical disability or alcohol or drug problem. [1977 c.717 §1; 1987 c.548 §1; 1989 c.224 §95; 1989 c.488 §1; 1991 c.801 §1; 2001 c.900 §183; 2005 c.22 §306; 2007 c.70 §245; 2009 c.595 §777]