2015 ORS 441.680¹
Spiritual healing alone not considered abuse of resident

A resident who in good faith is under treatment solely by spiritual means through prayer in accordance with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination by a duly accredited practitioner thereof shall, for this reason alone, not be considered an abused resident within the meaning of ORS 441.630 (Definitions for ORS 441.630 to 441.680 and 441.995) to 441.680 (Spiritual healing alone not considered abuse of resident) and 441.995 (Factors considered in determining penalties under ORS 441.630 to 441.680). [1979 c.770 §11; 1993 c.759 §13]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Defini­tion of patient abuse, (1980) Vol 40, p 381

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospitals 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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano441.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.