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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to assistance with activities of daily living provided to individuals in their own homes.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Oregon Health Authority to adopt training requirements that include minimum number of hours of orientation and assessment of competency for individual who is not licensed health care provider to complete before providing in-home care services as employee of in-home care agency, home health agency or hospital.
Modifies requirements for licensing of in-home care agencies. Prohibits retaliation against in-home caregiver for making complaint or reporting violation to Oregon Health Authority. Creates private right of action for retaliation against in-home caregiver who makes complaint or reports violation.] Requires all private agency caregivers that provide personal care services to complete specified training.] Allows authority to deny, suspend or revoke license of in-home care agency or impose civil penalty if agency demonstrates five-year pattern of significant and substantiated violations of employment laws, wage laws or training requirements. Allows authority to deny, suspend or revoke license of in-home care agency for failure to comply with requirements related to criminal records checks. Requires Department of Human Services to adopt training standards that include minimum number of hours of orientation and assessment of competency before home care worker or personal support worker may provide home care services. Requires department to make recommendations to Legislative Assembly, no later than February 1, 2021, on methods for assessing and monitoring home care services provided by home care workers.
Chapter Number: Chapter 680
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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