ORS 410.608¹
Selection of home care worker
  • right to terminate employment
  • eligibility determination made by Department of Human Services

(1) An elderly person or a person with a disability who hires a home care worker has the right to select the home care worker, including a family member.

(2) An elderly person or a person with a disability who hires a home care worker has the right to terminate the employment of the home care worker at any time and for any reason.

(3) The Department of Human Services shall determine the eligibility of an elderly person or a person with a disability to receive home care services under the Medicaid program and state-funded long term care services. [2001 c.901 §5; 2007 c.70 §181]

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).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information