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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative McKeown, Keny-Guyer, Senator Kruse, Gelser, Knopp
Regular Sponsors: Representative Alonso Leon, Bynum, Esquivel, Evans, Fahey, Gomberg, Lininger, Malstrom, McLain, Meek, Noble, Olson, Rayfield, Smith G, Sollman, Williamson, Senator Dembrow, Monnes Anderson, Roblan
Bill Title: Relating to long term care.
Catchline/Summary: Modifies civil penalties, license regulation and licensing fees for certain facilities regulated by Department of Human Services.
Establishes Residential Care Quality Measurement Program and Quality Measurement Council within department to develop quality metrics for residential care facilities, require reporting of quality metrics by residential care facilities, provide reports to individual residential care facilities and compile aggregate information about quality of care in residential care facilities. Creates new license for conversion facilities. Requires department to develop and disseminate evidence-informed framework for accurately and equitably assessing residential care facility compliance or noncompliance with regulatory requirements. Requires department to administer residential care facility enhanced oversight and supervision program. Requires department to take one or more specified actions with respect to residential care facilities with poor performance on quality metrics. Requires department to utilize and share with residential care facilities, acuity-based staffing tool to evaluate level and type of direct care staffing based upon acuity of residents' needs. Requires direct care staff in residential care facility and caregivers in adult foster homes to complete training in dementia care that meets specified standards. Requires facilities and homes to dispense drugs to residents using form of packaging that reduces administration errors. Requires Oregon Medical Board to encourage licensed physicians to obtain continuing medical education in treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease. Modifies provisions relating to evacuation of residents from adult foster home.
Chapter Number: Chapter 679
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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