2017 ORS 443.875¹
Notice of substantiated abuse

(1) If the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority substantiates an allegation of abuse that occurred in a facility, the department or authority shall immediately notify the facility of its findings.

(2) Upon receipt of the notice described in subsection (1) of this section, a facility shall provide written notice of the findings to the individual found to have committed abuse, residents of the facility, the residents’ case managers and the residents’ guardians.

(3) An application for employment at a facility must inquire whether the applicant has been found to have committed abuse.

(4) As used in this section:

(a) “Abuse” has the meaning given that term in ORS 430.735 (Definitions for ORS 430.735 to 430.765).

(b) “Facility” means:

(A) A residential facility as defined in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455); or

(B) An adult foster home as defined in ORS 443.705 (Definitions for ORS 443.705 to 443.825). [2009 c.837 §5; 2009 c.828 §80; 2010 c.93 §14]

Note: 443.875 (Notice of substantiated abuse) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 443 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 443—Residential Care; Adult Foster Homes; Hospice Programs, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors443.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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