Every state in the U.S. requires strict assisted living facilities background checks to be made by a dedicated state agency. When choosing an assisted living facility, you should do your research into the facility’s state violations, inspection reports and citations. Such background checks on the assisted living facility throw up a number of important insights, which would help you make an informed decision on whether the facility is the right one for your loved one.
Generally, the licensure and regulation of assisted living facilities are overseen by the state depart of social services or/and the department of health. The state of Oregon has a number of assisted living options, including small, family-style care homes.
The Department of Human Services of the State of Oregon is responsible for the oversight and regulation of assisted living facilities in the state.
The Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities is the sub-department that reports to the Oregon Department of Human Services, and is directly responsible for anything related to assisted living in Oregon. Click here to visit their official website.
You will find a plenty of support and information on their website that will help you carry out background checks on assisted living facilities and check for violations in Oregon.
You will find links to the different types of facilities in Oregon under the section, Long Term Care. There’s a section, Reporting Adult Abuse, where anyone can report any abuse, financial exploitation or neglect of an elderly person.
You will find information on licensing of Assisted Living and Residential Care Facilities under DHS Licensing and Regulatory Oversight.
As for background checks, you will find all the information you need under the Background Check Unit (BCU) section. The BCU provides all background check services and support to the DHS and Oregon Health Authority on assisted living facilities registered in the State of Oregon.
You will find all the details on Oregon’s assisted living rules and regulations at this link. These rules should be followed by all existing assisted living facilities in Oregon. All facilities should operate in accordance with the State of Oregon’s standards on health and safety.
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