ORS 410.520¹
When assessment to occur
  • exceptions

(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, admission screening shall occur:

(a) Before admission to an intermediate care facility; and

(b) Within seven days following the 30th day from admission to a skilled nursing facility.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not apply for the following:

(a) Patients transferred from one facility to another providing the same level of care;

(b) Patients who are returning to an intermediate care facility after having entered acute care facilities from such facilities;

(c) Patients who are being admitted to an intermediate care facility for less than 30 days. If a patient is admitted under this paragraph and is to remain in the facility for more than 30 days, the patient shall receive an assessment within seven days following the 30th day from admission;

(d) Patients who must be admitted immediately to a nursing facility. Patients admitted under this paragraph shall receive an assessment within seven days of admission;

(e) Patients who are entering a nursing home that is part of a continuing care retirement community; and

(f) Patients discharged from an acute care facility who opt to receive assessment services beyond the minimum federal criteria from the Department of Human Services or an area agency on aging rather than from a certified program may receive these additional assessment services within seven days of admission. [1989 c.912 §4]

Chapter 410

Notes of Decisions

Agency rules making place­ment of handicapped and elderly per­sons factor of their primary service needs and providing for different residential facilities to accommodate per­sons with different needs were consistent with pro­vi­sions of this chapter in effect at time peti­tioner, who was mentally retarded, was refused place­ment at facility which primarily served elderly. Dempsey v. Senior Services Division, 92 Or App 163, 758 P2d 367 (1988)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 410—Senior and Disability Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors410.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 410, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­410ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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