ORS 443.450¹

(1) The Director of Human Services shall adopt rules governing:

(a) The physical properties of the residential facility;

(b) Storage, preparation and serving of food;

(c) Care, treatment or training to be provided;

(d) The number, experience and training of the staff; and

(e) Any other factors affecting the care, treatment or training provided.

(2) Distinct rules shall be adopted for homes of five or fewer residents, for facilities of six or more but fewer than 16 residents, and for facilities for 16 or more residents. The rules shall differentiate among categories of residents.

(3) For purposes of this section, "categories" refers to different populations of residents, differentiated by, but not limited to, age and need, as defined by rule. [1977 c.717 §6; 1991 c.801 §3]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing nursing homes for mentally retarded under licensing pro­vi­sions of residential facilities, (1978) Vol 39, p 1

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 443—Home Health Agencies; Residential Facilities; Hospice Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors443.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 443, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­443ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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