Or. Admin. R. 411-086-0130 - Nursing Services: Notification

(1) Notification of Significant Other(s). The nursing care staff or other designated staff shall notify the resident's significant others as soon as possible whenever:
(a) The resident has had a change of physical, mental or psychosocial status, including death or accident resulting in injury, or change in type of care needed;
(b) The resident has wandered from the facility.
(2) Notification of Division. The nursing care staff shall notify the Division of any situation in which the health or safety of the resident(s) was/is endangered such as:
(a) Suspected abuse;
(b) Fire;
(c) Lost resident;
(d) Accidental or unusual death.
(3) Notification of Physician. The nursing care staff shall notify the resident's physician of possible changes in the type of care the resident needs and document such notification in the resident's clinical record. Such notification shall be timely. The physician's determination shall be documented in the resident's clinical record.

NOTE: See requirements for physician visits under OAR 411-086-0200.

(4) Documentation. The nursing care staff, except as provided by section (3) of this rule, shall document all notification/consultation required by this rule in the resident's clinical record.


Or. Admin. R. 411-086-0130
SSD 19-1990, f. 8-29-90, cert. ef. 10-1-90

Stat. Auth.: ORS 410.070, 410.090 & 441.055

Stats. Implemented: ORS 441.055 & 441.615

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