APD-AFH

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​​​​​​​Adult Foster Home Provider Alerts provide timely communication about policy updates, rule cla​rifications and general announcements affecting providers, provider homes, provider employees and residents.

  
  
  
202011/30/2020Worker Safety Communications
202011/23/2020COVID-19 Holiday Guidance
202011/20/2020Provider Call Q&A
202011/16/2020Indoor Visitation Prohibited for Long-term Care Statewide
202011/6/2020 COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership Program Update
202011/5/2020 AFH Provider Relief Fund Announcement
202010/30/2020UPDATE - COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership Program
202010/23/2020School-age Children in Adult Foster Homes
202010/22/2020COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership Program
202010/19/2020Licensee Bi-monthly Conference Call
202010/6/2020Virtual and Hybrid-Licensing Renewals
20209/28/2020Indoor Visitation Guidance
20209/28/2020Resident Voting Rights Accommodation
20209/24/2020Medicaid Payment During Evacuation
20209/20/2020AFH Water Advisory Alert
20209/17/2020Free Gloves and Masks for Small Businesses
20209/14/2020AFH Fire Evacuation and Return Protocols
20209/14/2020 Fire response and clean-up
20209/10/2020Wildfire Safety Alert
20209/2/2020CDC Symptom-Based Strategy Guidance
20208/21/2020Mandatory Reporting Requirements
20208/11/2020Licensee Bi-monthly Call – New Call-in Information
20208/4/2020Individually Based Limitation FAQs and Process Maps
20207/28/2020Non Initial Testing Reimbursement
20207/27/2020EWE Extension for Eligible Individuals
20207/24/2020ORCHARDS System Training.pdf
20207/22/2020Free Online Infection Control Training.pdf
20207/21/2020Compassionate Care Visitation Allowances
20207/13/2020Limited Outdoor Visitation
20207/8/2020Governor Brown's New Statewide Requirement - COVID 19
20207/6/2020Hospice as Essential
20207/1/2020June 30th IBL Deadline
20206/17/20202020-0617 Contact Tracing Scam Alert
20206/9/2020Licensee Bi-monthly Conference Call
20206/2/2020Provider Survey - Financial Impact of COVID-19
20206/2/2020Free COVID-19 Class through Oregon Care Partners
20206/1/2020Individually Based Limitations Documentation Requirements
20205/13/2020Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
20205/11/2020Battelle Critical Care Decontamination System
20205/8/2020Mother's Day Weekend Visitation
20205/3/2020Disinfecting Resident Belongings
20204/29/2020Administrative Alert CDC Guidance AFH
20204/27/2020AFH Licensee Conference Call Meeting Minutes 4-21-20
20204/16/2020Upcoming AFH Licensee Conference Call
20204/15/2020COVID-19 Admission Scenario Spreadsheet
20204/13/2020Resources for Working with Residents and Staff
20204/9/2020IMPORTANT - Temporary Policy Changes Related to COVID-19
20203/29/2020MANDATORY COVID-19 Reporting Requirement Reminder
20203/27/2020AFH Essential Individual Facility Access (COVID-19)
20203/27/2020SOQ Coronavirus (COVID-19) Afterhours Phone Line
20203/24/2020Hiring on a Preliminary Basis Process due to COVID-19
20203/23/2020Phishing Attempts and Email Scams - COVID-19
20203/20/2020Adult Foster Home Temporary Licencing Policy
20203/18/2020DHS Long-Term Care COVID-19 Visitation Policy - Revised 3-18-20
20203/18/2020COVID-19 Impementation Guide 3-18-20
20203/17/2020DHS Long-Term Care COVID-19 Visitation Policy and supporting documents
20203/16/2020DHS Long-Term Care COVID-19 Visitation Policy
20203/5/2020Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert 2
20203/5/2020REVISED Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
20203/3/2020Coronavirus (COVID-19) Informational Resource
20203/2/2020COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
20202/26/2020Coronavirus Information
20202/12/2020Upcoming Licensee Conference Call
20201/30/2020Sexual Expression in Older Adults with Diminished Capacity
20201/24/20202020 AFH Licensee Conference Call Schedule
20201/23/2020Sexual Expression in Older Adults with Diminished Capacity
20201/15/2020Portland State University Questionnaire Reminder
20201/6/2020Six Rights Classes Canceled for January and February 2020
20201/6/2020AFH Collective Bargaining Agreement
201912/20/2019Free January 2020 Trainings Offered Through Oregon Care Partners
201912/16/2019Receiving Gifts from Residents
202012/13/2019Oregon Care Partners Continuing Education Deadline
201912/12/2019Dementia Training Requirements
201912/10/2019Licensee Conference Call Reminder
201912/9/2019New Registration Process for the Six Rights to Safe Medication, Infection Control and Fatal Four
201912/3/2019Portland State University Questionaire
201911/26/2019Background Check Delays
201911/6/2019Dementia Training
201910/29/2019Palliative Care Toolkit Webinar
201910/21/2019Free November Classes through Oregon Care Partners
201910/17/2019Updated SDS 0901 AFH Move out Notice Form
201910/16/2019Upcoming Licensee Conference Call
201910/3/2019Free October Trainings through Oregon Care Partners
20199/27/2019HB 3359 Dementia Training October 18, 2019
20199/11/2019Dementia Training Requirement Reminder
20198/22/2019AFH Licensee Conference Call 8-27-19
20198/22/2019House Bill 3262 OAR Language Update
20198/19/2019Free September classes offered through Oregon Care Partners
20198/13/2019 Understanding Risks and the Appropriate Use of Medical Assistive Devices and Restraints
20198/12/2019Upcoming AFH Provider Conferences
20198/6/2019HCBS IBL APD 0556 Form
20197/31/2019Poor Air Quality Advisory
20197/30/2019Upcoming AFH Licensee Conference
20197/26/2019Free August Classes Offered Through Oregon Care Partners
20197/24/2019Medicaid Fraud Scam Alert
20197/2/2019New AFH Oregon Administrative Rules Effective 7-1-19
20196/28/2019Free July 2019 Classes from Oregon Care Partners
20196/28/2019Community Alert
20196/25/2019HCBS Individually Based Limitations
20196/20/2019Doing Better Together Conference - Making Oregon Vital for Elders
20196/12/2019Upcoming AFH Licensee Conference
20196/11/2019OHCA Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Summit
20196/7/2019Doing Better Together to Provide Person-Centered Behavioral Healthcare (July 18, 2019 Workshop)
20195/30/2019Day of Service Free Dental Care for Veterans
20195/29/2019Upcoming AFH Licensee Conference
20195/17/2019Licensee Bi-Monthly Call Meeting Minutes for April 23, 2019
20195/16/2019Suicide Prevention for Older Adults
20194/22/2019Impact of US Census on Background Checks
20194/16/2019Upcoming AFH Licensee Conference Call 4-23-19
20194/9/2019AFH Provider Conference Save the Date
20193/28/2019Free April Classes From Oregon Care Partners
20193/27/2019Veterans Affairs Program
20193/21/2019Requirements surrounding registering your AFH business name
20193/8/2019Social Media: Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Abuse Related to Photographs and Video/Audio Recordings
20193/6/2019February 26, 2019 Licensee Bi-monthly Call in Meeting Minutes
20192/26/2019Licensee Conference Call Update
20192/22/2019POLST
20192/21/2019Oxygen Safety
20192/20/2019AFH Licensee Conference Call
20192/19/2019Free training offered by MOVE
20192/12/2019Flood Warning and Emergency Evacuations
20191/31/2019AFH Licensee Conference Call
20191/18/2019A new approved dementia training is now available for Adult Foster Home providers
201812/12/2018House Bill 3359 Frequently Asked Questions
201812/6/2018RAC Important Scheduling Change
201812/5/2018Holiday Fire Safety
201812/4/2018Delay in Issuing Payment
201811/28/2018Influenza Webinar Update
201811/27/2018Influenza Webinar
201811/19/2018Influenza Webinar
201811/14/2018HCBS Stakeholder Meeting
201811/5/2018House Bill 3359 Frequently Asked Questions
201810/19/2018Update-Oregon-Adult-Care-Home-Conference-Registration-Date-Extended
201810/18/2018IACHA Dementia Training
201810/8/2018REMINDER! Oregon Adult Care Home Conference and Trade Show
20189/26/2018Oregon Adult Care Home Conference and Trade Show
20189/25/2018Administrative Alert Medication Packaging Update
20189/17/2018Dr. Al Power, MD_One day dementia workshop
20189/5/2018SEIU Training Opportunity
20188/29/2018Medication Packaging
20188/21/2018Free Oregon Care Partners Trainings for September 2018
20187/31/2018Oregon Adult Care Home Conference & Trade Show
20187/31/2018AFH Provider Webinar and Phone Conference
20187/24/2018Poor Air Quality Around the State
20187/19/2018Updated July and August Classes from Oregon Care Partners
20187/17/2018Updated Extreme Heat Advisory
20187/17/2018New Adult Foster Home Rules
20187/12/2018Extreme Heat Advisory
20186/21/2018Pride Month
20186/20/2018New Mandatory Dementia Training Now Available
20186/6/2018New Water Advisory 6-6-18
20186/4/2018Water Advisory Lifted
20186/1/2018Water Emergency Update
20185/31/2018Water Emergency IMPORTANT UPDATE
20185/30/2018Form Update
20185/30/2018Water Emergency
20185/29/2018June Classes from Oregon Care Partners
20185/17/2018Form Updates
20185/1/2018Dementia Training 6-26-18 Salem Covention Center
20184/23/2018Extended Deadline for New Dementia Training
20184/18/2018May Classes from Oregon Care Partners
20184/17/2018Extended Timeline for APDs HCBS Limitations
20184/12/2018Mandatory Civil Penalties Compliance and Due Process
20184/11/2018FREE April 2018 Caregiver Conference
20183/21/2018Kidde Smoke Alarm Recalls
20183/19/2018Training Credits for CPR and First Aid
20183/13/2018When does a healthcare worker require a background check
20183/7/2018Correction: Request for Statewide Conference Committee Members
20183/1/2018March 2018 NetLink Class Information
20182/27/2018March Classes from Oregon Care Partners
20182/14/2018Medication Management and DHS Resources for You
20182/12/2018How House Bill 3359 Impact Adult Foster Homes
20182/5/2018PERM Audit
20181/30/2018Form Updates - AFH Residents Bill of Rights and HCBS Freedoms
20181/29/2018Medication Management Training in North Bend
20181/23/2018Emergency Preparedness and Being Tsunami Safe
20181/22/2018Institute on Aging Survey - Reminder
20181/22/2018Flu Prevention
20181/17/2018Online Facility Search Resource
20181/8/2018New Temporary AFH Rules Effective 1-1-18
20181/3/2018Institute on Aging Portland State University Questionnaire
201712/28/2017Summary of New Rules and Rule Text with Changes
201712/27/2017Top Online Classes Free from Oregon Care Partners
201712/14/2017Free Online Training by Making Oregon Vital for Elders
201711/21/2017Free Training Opportunities in the Portland Metro Area and Mid-Willamette Valley
201711/20/2017Holiday Cooking Safety: A message from the Oregon State Fire Marshal
201711/2/2017Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
201710/30/2017New Adult Foster Home Rules
201710/4/2017NEW FORM - Drug Disposal Record
20189/27/2017Activities of Daily Living & Changes to Definitions in OAR 411-015
20179/25/2017Oregon State Board of Nursing: Interpretive Statement
20179/19/2017Elder Abuse Conference 10-26-2017
20179/19/2017National Preparedness Month
20178/8/2017Solar Eclipse Safety
20178/2/2017Residency Contract for Medicaid Residents 6-2017
20177/31/2017Extreme Heat 2
20177/17/2017Extreme Heat
20176/21/2017Social Media: Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Mental Abuse Related to Photographs and Audio/ Video Recordings
20176/15/2017Requests for Renewing Background Checks
20176/15/2017Social Media: Protecting Resident Privacy and HIPAA Compliance
20176/6/2017Solar Eclipse Potential Community Impact
20175/31/2017Free Caregiver Training for June 2017
20175/23/2017Mandatory Form Update - AFH Notice of Involuntary Move or Transfer of Resident -APD 0901
20175/23/2017AFH Licensee's Responsibilities Regarding RN Delegation
20175/11/2017New Email Address for Long-Term Care Ombudsman
20175/11/2017Provider Number Termination Letters
20175/11/2017Electronic Distribution of ASPEN Documents and Submitting a Statement of Correction
20175/10/2017MOVE Online Training - "Let's Get Real: Being Person-Centered in a Task-Oriented World"
20175/9/2017Temporary Adult Foster Home Rules, Effective 5/1/17
20175/2/2017Licensee Responsibility to Report Change in Condition to Case Manager
20175/2/2017Free Training-Enhance Purpose and Mobility for People with Dementia
20173/20/2017APD Settlement Policy
20173/10/2017AFH Notice of Involuntary Move or Transfer of Resident form
20172/16/2017Portland State University Questionnaire
20172/6/2017Corrective Action Safety Plans
20171/11/2017Revised Background Check Request Forms
20171/10/2017Free Medication Management Classes in Hillsboro, Clackamas & Troutdale
201612/12/2016Preliminary Background Checks
201611/23/2016Douglas County DHS - Aging & People with Disabilities is Moving
201611/15/2016Holiday Fire Safety
201611/15/2016Recall: Kidde NightHawk Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms
201611/9/2016Updated Adult Foster Home Forms
201610/26/20162015 - 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement for Adult Foster Care
201610/19/2016Extreme Weather - Emergency Preparedness
201610/3/2016Heightened Scrutiny Worksheet Deadline: 10/7/16
20169/7/2016News about the Department's New Licensing Software
20168/24/2016Instructions for Using iLearnOregon
20168/8/2016Insurance Companies and Adult Foster Homes
20168/1/2016Portland State University's Institute on Aging Survey Results
20167/20/2016Summary of AFH Rule Changes, Effective June 28, 2016
20167/14/2016Outbreaks Linked to Liquid Docusate_Recall of Alere INRatio PT/INR
20167/7/2016New Adult Foster Home Rules
20175/16/2016AFH Residency Agreement (Contract) for Medicaid Residents
20164/11/2016DHS/OHA Learning Center Message
20162/29/2016New Forms to Amend License Capacity and Classification
20162/29/2016Oregon Community-Based Care Questionnaire - Deadline
20161/14/2016Global Home & Community-Based Services Rules
20161/11/2016State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease: Opportunity for Your Input
20161/7/2016New APD Adult Foster Home Rules, Effective January 1, 2016
201512/9/2015How you can help inform consumers, policy-makers and providers
20159/30/2015POLST Educational Video
20159/17/2015Home and Community-Based Services: Global Rules Effective January 1, 2016
20158/13/2015POLST Information for Adult Foster Home Providers
20158/10/2015HCBS Information and Preparatory Guide for AFH Providers 15-0810
20157/15/2015Clarification about New Background Check Rules
20157/1/2015Community-Based Care and Nursing Facility Rate Structure
20156/30/2015Notifying Providers of Abuse Allegations
20156/30/2015Revised Adult Foster Home Rules, effective 06-28-15
20156/24/2015Form Update - Notice of Involuntary Move - SDS 901
20156/24/2015Extreme Heat 16-0624
20156/10/2015AFH Provider Website Updates 15-0610
20155/5/2015Disrupt Infections Workshop
20154/7/2015Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall
20153/12/2015Mandatory Form - AFH Complaint Procedure and Fair Housing Notice
20152/19/2015Adult Foster Home Telephone Requirements: Questions and Answers​​
20152/19/2015Oregon CBC Communities - 2014 Survey
20151/13/2015Columbia and Washington County APD Offices Moves
20151/12/2015Models of Dementia Care
20151/7/2015Revised Ensuring Quality Care (EQC) Student Policies
20151/6/2015New AFH Rules Effective January 1, 2015
201412/11/20142015 Netlink Class Schedule Through the DHS Learning Center
201412/8/2014Douglas County APD Office Moving
201412/4/2014Electronic Fingerprinting
201411/25/2014Oregon Care Partners: Free Caregiver Training Opportunities
201410/14/2014Fair Labor Standards Act - Effective January 1, 2105
20149/22/2014Don't Be Mislead: Mailings Offer Unneeded Services
20149/10/2014Public Comment Opportunity-HCBS
20148/14/2014UPDATE - Oregon Wage and Benefit Survey of Long-Term Care Providers
20147/28/2014Oregon Wage and Benefit Survey of Long-Term Care Providers
20146/6/2014Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Summit 2014
20145/27/2014Registering Your Adult Foster Home Business Name
20145/5/20142014 Dementia Symposium
20144/29/2014GenStrip Glucose Test Strips
20144/8/2014New Adult Foster Home Rules and New Form - SDS 0448F
20143/19/2014Recall Freestyle and Freestyle Flash cbg meters
20143/17/2014Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants​​
20143/17/2014Recall of Abbot FreeStyle and FreeStyle Flash Blood Glucose Meter
20143/7/2014Recall Effexor XR 150mg
20142/26/2014Recall Trilogy Ventilator
20142/13/2014Expanded Recall of t:slim Insulin Cartridges by Tandem Diabetes Care: Recall - Potential for Cartridge Leak
20142/13/2014Proposed Adult Foster Home Rules
20141/23/2014Acetaminophen Alert
20141/14/2014Recall t:slim Insulin Cartridges​
20141/10/2014Recall of Puritan Bennett 840 Series Ventilator by Covidien
20141/10/2014Truebalance and Truetrack Blood Glucose Meters by Nipro Diagnostics: Recall - Incorrect Factory-set Measure
201312/9/20132014 Medicaid payment process and schedule
201311/4/2013Preventing Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities​​
201310/25/2013Free DHS Adult Foster Home Training
201310/17/2013New Residents’ Bill of Rights
201310/10/2013Change to Adult Foster Home rules
20139/4/2013Updates to Adult Foster Home Rules and Forms
20139/3/2013Evaluation of Safe Medication Administration E-Card Campaign
20137/29/2013Recall of Nova Max Glucose Test Strips
20137/24/2013Alzheimer's Association Town Hall Meetings​​
20137/24/2013Electronic Medical Orders (E-orders)​​
20137/22/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week 12 Activity​
20137/15/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week 11 Activity
20137/8/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Ten Activity
20137/1/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Nine Activity
20136/27/2013Recall of Philips Respironics V60 Ventilator
20136/24/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Eight Activity
20136/20/2013Communicable Disease Outbreaks in Long-Term Care Facilities
20136/19/2013Get the Facts about Antipsychotic Drugs and Dementia Care
20136/19/2013OLTCQSC Reduction of Antipsychotic Use
20136/19/2013Recall of Enteric Coated Aspirin 81mg tablets by Advance Pharmaceutical Inc.
20136/18/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign - Week Seven Activity
20136/11/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign - Week Six Activity
20136/7/2013Relative Adult Foster Home to Home Care Worker Orientation Schedule
20136/3/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Five Activity
20135/29/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Four Activity
20135/21/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Three Activity
20135/20/2013Recall FreeStyle Insulinx Blood Glucose Meter
20135/13/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week Two Activity
20135/1/2013Safe Medication Administration Campaign – Week One Activity
20134/26/2013Recall One Touch Blood Glucose Monitor
20134/26/2013Scam Alert on Hearing Aids
20134/17/201312 Weeks to Safer Medication Administration
20133/28/2013AFH Complaint Procedure and Fair Housing
20131/23/2013Ensuring Quality Care (EQC) Curriculum and Other Resources
20131/23/2013Provider Tax Information

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