ORS 409.458¹
Oregon Lifespan Respite Care Program established in department
  • duties

The Director of Human Services shall establish the Oregon Lifespan Respite Care Program to develop and encourage statewide coordination of respite care and to work with community-based private nonprofit, for-profit or public agencies and interested citizen groups in the establishment of community lifespan respite care programs. The Oregon Lifespan Respite Care Program shall:

(1) Provide policy and program development support, including but not limited to data collection and outcome measures;

(2) Identify and promote resolution of local and state level policy concerns;

(3) Provide technical assistance to community lifespan respite care programs in the areas of respite care program operations, resource development, best practices, training, coordination with other caregiver programs and promoting public awareness;

(4) Develop and distribute respite care information;

(5) Promote the exchange of information and coordination among state and local government, community lifespan respite care programs, agencies serving individuals with special needs, families and respite care advocates to encourage efficient provision of respite care and reduce duplication of effort;

(6) Ensure statewide access to community lifespan respite care programs; and

(7) Monitor and evaluate implementation of community lifespan respite care programs. [1997 c.745 §3; 2007 c.512 §2]

Chapter 409

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Use of division’s client records by an­oth­er depart­mental division, (1974) Vol 37, p 186

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 409—Department of Human Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 409, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano409.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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