Definitions for ORS 418.625 to 418.645
(1) "Certificate" means a written approval to operate a foster home issued by the Department of Human Services on a form prescribed by the department that states the name of the foster parent, the address of the premises to which the certificate applies and the maximum number of children to be maintained or boarded in the foster home at any one time.
(2) "Department" means the Department of Human Services.
(3) "Foster home" means any home maintained by a person who has under the care of the person in the home any child under the age of 21 years unattended by the child’s parent or guardian, for the purpose of providing the child with care, food and lodging, but does not include:
(a) Any boarding school that is essentially and primarily engaged in educational work;
(b) Any home in which a child is provided board and room by a school board;
(c) Any foster home under the direct supervision of a private child-caring agency or institution certified by the department;
(d) Any home under the direct supervision of a custodial parent for the purpose of providing respite care as defined by rule; or
(e) Any developmental disability child foster home as defined in ORS 443.830 (Definitions for ORS 443.830 and 443.835). [Formerly 419.402; 1971 c.401 §44; 1975 c.267 §1; 1995 c.564 §1; 1997 c.130 §9; 2001 c.686 §4; 2001 c.900 §120; 2005 c.679 §2; 2007 c.801 §2]
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