2015 ORS § 441.695¹

Conduct of investigation

In investigating all complaints under ORS 441.690 (Complainant may accompany investigator), the investigator shall:

(1) Interview all available witnesses identified by any sources as having personal knowledge relevant to the complaint;

(2) Make personal inspection of all physical circumstances that are relevant and material to the complaint and which are susceptible of objective observation;

(3) Not decline to interview a witness or consider the testimony of the witness solely because the witness is neither a health care professional nor an employee of the facility; and

(4) Write a report which includes:

(a) The investigators personal observations;

(b) A review of documents and records;

(c) A summary of all witness statements; and

(d) A statement of the basis for the finding. [1981 c.241 §2]

Law Review Cita­tions

18 WLR 135 (1982)

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.