Developmental Disabilities Provider and Partner Resources

Overview

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ODDS is committed to engaging with individuals, families, providers, and case management partners to gather feedback on policy and guidance proposals.

Policy and Guidance Feedback

ODDS is seeking feedback on the following proposed policies or worker guides. ODDS may include specific questions that will help guide our decision making however, we welcome all constructive feedback for improving our policies and guidance. ODDS will respond to comments and suggestions which will be posted with the final version of the policy or worker guide.

Comments or suggestions submitted anonymously may not be included in ODDS's responses to the proposal although the comment or suggestion will be reviewed and considered for improvement to the policy or guidance.

What happens to my feedback? 

When the proposal is finalized and published you can find ODDS responses to feedback along with the draft and final guidance on the Archive page

Policy/Worker Guide

Death Reviews

Summary: ODDS is implementing a soft roll out of the death review process that will be later required by rule (Fall 2019) for ADULTS only at this time.
 
 
ODDS Questions: Does the policy provide sufficient detail in order to implement a death review at your local case management entity?
 
Deadline: ODDS will be collecting feedback through June 4, 2019. Please send responses to this proposal to ODDS.Engagement@state.or.us with ‘Death Review’.

Archive

Interested in ODDS responses to previous draft proposals? Visit our archive page for a copy of the proposed guidance, ODDS's responses, and the final document.

Stakeholder Groups Forming

ODDS frequently forms stakeholder groups to work and advise on policy topics. Visit this section to check for opportunities to participate.

ODDS may limit participation in stakeholder groups based on size of the group and role of participants. ODDS may reach out to stakeholders through other avenues to ensure broad and diverse perspectives are represented.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Information
Fall 2019 ODDS Rules Advisory Committees
ODDS is recruiting membership for RACs covering a variety of topics for rules effective Fall 2019.
Each topic is seeking membership that from various roles to provide advice on the proposed rule language. Stakeholders interested in more than one topic must sign up in each separate topic.
Stakeholder roles that have more interested participants than are identified for that RAC will be selected by random from the interested participants. RAC Topic – Stakeholder Role Matrix
Centralized Abuse Management RAC (May 29th & June 13th)
  • OAR 411-317 General Definitions and Acronyms for Developmental Disabilities Services
  • OAR 411-320 Community Developmental Disabilities Programs
  • OAR 411-323 Agency Certification and Endorsement to Provide Developmental Disabilities Services in Community-Based Settings
  • OAR 411-325 24-Hour Residential Programs and Settings for Children and Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-328 Supported Living Programs for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-340 Support Service Brokerages for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-346 Foster Homes for Children with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-360 Adult Foster Homes for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-375 Independent Providers Delivering Developmental Disabilities Services
  • OAR 411-415 Case Management Services for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-450 Community Living Supports
  • OAR 411-450 Community Living Supports

Employment Services RAC (May 28th)

  • OAR 411-345 Employment Services
  • OAR 411-360 Adult Foster Homes for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Host Home RAC (May 23rd & June 12th) New Rule Division
  • OAR 411-450 Community Living Supports
  • OAR 411-375 Independent Providers Delivering Developmental Disabilities Services
  • OAR 411-415 Case Management Services for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-323 Agency Certification and Endorsement to Provide Developmental Disabilities Services in Community-Based Settings
Residential Service Setting RAC (concluded Feb. 21, 2019)
  • OAR 411-317 General Definitions and Acronyms for Developmental Disabilities Services
  • OAR 411-325 24-Hour Residential Programs and Settings for Children and Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-328 Supported Living Programs for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-346 Foster Homes for Children with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-360 Adult Foster Homes for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-415 Case Management Services for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  • OAR 411-318 Individual Rights, Complaints, Notification of Planned Action, and Contested Case Hearings for Developmental Disabilities Services
 

Individual and Family Case Management Forum

The Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS) would like to hear directly from individuals receiving services and their families.

There will be a one-time individuals and family members work group meeting to hear your thoughts regarding your understanding of the ODDS expectations for Service Coordinators and Personal Agents, including how often they meet with you or contact you in other ways throughout the year, and how often they are expected to meet in your home.

Additionally, we would like to get your insights on how ODDS communicates with you, as well as how you find information and answers to questions you may have.

Your ideas are important for us as we seek to provide person centered services.

The meeting will be held on the evening of May 31st at the ODDS office at 3541 Fairview Industrial Drive in Salem and is anticipated to last approximately 2-3 hours. The option to join via Skype and Telephone will be made available. Sign Ups Close on May 17, 2019.

If you have not participated in work groups in the past, we especially invite you to sign up. If we have more than 25 individuals that express interest, we will randomly select individuals to participate in this meeting.

Individuals with IDD & Families, please click the link below to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D45A4AC2CA0F58-individuals

Provider Case Management Monitoring Workgroup

Stakeholder work groups for providers focused on Case Management Monitoring is forming.

There will be a one-time provider work group to hear your thoughts regarding expectations ODDS has for Service Coordinators (SCs) and Personal Agents (PAs), including how often SCs or PAs meet with you (the provider) and the person you support, as well as the frequency of monitoring of services in the home and/or at the community location in which services are being delivered.

Additionally, we would like to get your insights on how ODDS communicates with you, as well as how you find information and answers to questions you may have.

Your ideas are important for us as we seek to work collaboratively in providing person centered services.

The meeting will be held on the morning of May 24th at the ODDS office at 3541 Fairview Industrial Drive in Salem and is anticipated to last approximately 2-3 hours. The option to join via Skype and Telephone will be made available. Sign Ups Close on May 10, 2019.

If you have not participated in work groups in the past, we especially invite you to sign up.

Providers, please click the link below and select the perspective provider type that you represent, and we will be randomly selecting individuals to participate. Please only one provider type per an individual:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D45A4AC2CA0F58-provider

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