|Aging and People with Disabilities|
Consumers, providers, advocates and others will find resources that are beneficial to seniors, people with physical disabilities and people with developmental disabilities.
The state's designated Quality Improvement Organization (QIO). An independent reviewer authorized by Medicare to provide collaborative, evidenced-based solutions to improve the quality, safety and value of health care.
|Emergency Preparedness - Planning and Preparing|
Consumers, businesses and Department of Human Services partners and providers can find tools and resources here to help them plan and prepare for emergency situations.
|Making Oregon Vital for Elders (M.O.V.E)|
MOVE is a statewide coalition of organizations and individuals dedicated to changing the way health and long-term care services are provided to older Oregonians.
|Culture Change Memory Care Community Rules|
The purpose of the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 057, is to establish standards for the endorsement of memory care communities. Memory care communities provide specialized services in a secured environment for individuals with dementia. These rules are designed to ensure that residents living in memory care communities have positive quality of life, consumer protection, and person directed care.
|Oregon Health Authority Provider Alerts|
Provider updates, proposed rulemaking, claim submission updates and other provider information.
|Oregon State Fire Marshal - Fire and Life Safety Regulations|
Protecting citizens, their property, and the environment from fire and hazardous materials.
|Pioneer Network (Culture Change)|
Pioneer Network was formed in 1997 to advocate for person-directed care.
|Quality Indicator Survey (QIS)|
A computer-assisted, long-term care survey process which determines if Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes meet the federal requirements.
|Transitional Care & Pressure Ulcers Project Toolkit|
In 2007, the Oregon IHI Network and the Oregon leadership of the Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes campaign formed a Joint Committee to plan and develop cross-setting interventions for transitional care, with an initial focus on pressure ulcers.
|Long-term Care Facility Tax - Provider Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)|
The 2003 Oregon Legislature enacted House Bill 2747 into law. House Bill 2747 charges assessment fees to some health care providers to help fund the cost of the Oregon Health Plan and nursing facility care for people who receive state assistance.
|Alert Immunization Information System (IIS)|
The Alert Immunization Information System (IIS) is a statewide immunization registry developed to achieve complete and timely immunization of all Oregonians throughout their lives. ALERT collects immunization data from both public and private health care providers to create complete records for individuals in Oregon.
|Resources for Person-Centered Dementia Care in Long-Term Care Settings|
This guide provides information on websites, books, professional organizations and services that can be valuable when developing and implementing a culture of person-centered care to communicate a philosophy of care through their policies and procedures, and staff training for their setting.