ORS 441.073¹
Rules regarding staff ratio in long term care facilities
  • variances
  • posting

(1) The Department of Human Services shall adopt rules specifying maximum number of patients per nursing assistant per shift in long term care facilities.

(2) The department may grant variances in the staffing requirements within a shift based on patient care needs or nursing practices.

(3) A statement of the specific staffing requirement for each time period required by subsection (1) or (2) of this section in a particular facility shall be posted by the facility in a public place within the facility. [1981 c.574 §§2,3,4; 1987 c.428 §14]

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors441.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441ano.­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