ORS 409.470¹
Description of respite care services

Respite care services made available through the Oregon Lifespan Respite Care Program shall:

(1) Include a flexible array of respite care options responsive to family and caregiver needs and available before families and caregivers are in a crisis situation;

(2) Be sensitive to the unique needs, strengths and multicultural values of an individual, family or caregiver;

(3) Offer the most efficient access to an array of coordinated respite care services that are built on existing community supports and services;

(4) Be driven by community strengths, needs and resources; and

(5) Use a variety of funds and resources, including but not limited to:

(a) Family or caregiver funds;

(b) Private and volunteer resources;

(c) Public funds; and

(d) Exchange of care among families or caregivers. [1997 c.745 §6]

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).
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