2017 ORS 441.409¹
Report after investigation
  • referral to other agencies

(1) Following an investigation, the Long Term Care Ombudsman or the designee shall report opinions or recommendations to the party or parties affected and, if appropriate, shall attempt to resolve the complaint using informal techniques of mediation, conciliation and persuasion. Complaints of conditions adversely affecting residents of long term care facilities, or complaints of conditions threatening the safety or well-being of residents that cannot be resolved in the manner described in this section, shall be referred to an appropriate state agency.

(2) Programs that promote the safety or emotional or physical well-being of residents of long term care facilities shall be promoted and publicized by the ombudsman and the designees. [Formerly 441.121; 2017 c.441 §15]

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/­ors/­ors441.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano441.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.