2017 ORS 441.625¹
Retaliation against resident exercising rights prohibited

No facility, or any person subject to the supervision, direction or control of a facility, shall retaliate against a resident by increasing charges, decreasing services, rights or privileges, or threatening to increase charges or decrease services, rights or privileges, by taking or threatening any action to coerce or compel the resident to leave the facility, or by abusing or threatening to harass or to abuse a resident in any manner, after the resident or the resident’s legal representative has engaged in exercising rights given under ORS 441.605 (Legislative declaration of rights intended for residents) or under rules of the Department of Human Services under ORS 441.610 (Nursing home patients’ bill of rights). [1979 c.261 §7]

Notes of Decisions

Discharge of employee for reporting viola­tion of policy to protect patients is discharge for fulfilling societal obliga­tion and is ac­tionable. McQuary v. Bel Air Convalescent Home, Inc., 69 Or App 107, 684 P2d 21 (1984), Sup Ct review denied

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.