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Seniors and People with Disabilities Division

 


  

This group's main program areas are:
 

Licensing and quality of care

 

Monitors & enforces standards of care & quality in long term care (LTC) settings. Activities include:

  • Quality assurance
  • Provider training & technical assistance
  • Provider contract management
  • Licensing & certification of LTC facilities & programs
  • Policy development
  • Protective services
  • Community nursing
  • Establishment of standards of care in adult foster homes, residential care facilities, assisted living & nursing facilities

 

Senior and disability services

 

Provides management & oversight of programs to seniors & people with disabilities. Activities include:

  • In-home supports
  • Home Care Worker program
  • Oregon Project Independence (OPI)
  • State Unit on Aging
  • Aged & Physically Disabled (APD) field services
  • Case management
  • Home Care Commission
  • Rule & policy development
  • Technical staff training

Field:

  • Medicaid/Older Americans Act (OAA)
  • State, Contract & Transfer Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) Type B
  • Oregon Project Independence (OPI) Older Americans Act (OAA)/Type A's

 

Federal resource & financial eligibility

 

Provide oversight of Medicaid programs; program data & information; benefits to clients. Activities include:

  • Waiver and state plan development & compliance
  • Research-planning & rates
  • Quality assurance
  • Federal reporting
  • Medicare Modernization Act (MMA)/Medicare services
  • Information systems coordination
  • Provider payments
  • Disability determination services
  • Rule & policy development

Field:

  • Disability determination services

 

Developmental Disability services

 

Provides management & oversight of programs to persons with developmental disabilities. Activities include:

  • Comprehensive services
  • In-home supports
  • Staley agreement implementation
  • Housing supports
  • Rule & policy development
  • Technical assistance
  • Developmental Disabilities (DD) county relations
  • Children & family supports
  • State operated group homes
  • Contract administration
  • Provider development & monitoring
  • Quality assurance
  • Case management

Field:

  • Community Developmental Disabilities programs
  • Brokerages
  • State operated group homes

 

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