(1) ENDORSEMENT RENEWAL. Endorsement renewal
must be made at the same time as the facility's license renewal.
(2) If the initial endorsement approval falls
within three months of the facility's license renewal, an automatic exception
shall be granted and the endorsement renewal shall be made at the time of the
next renewal of the facility's license.
RELINQUISHMENT OF ENDORSEMENT. The
licensee must notify the Department in writing at least 90 days prior to the
voluntary relinquishment of the endorsement of a Ventilator Assisted Program.
For voluntary relinquishment, the facility must comply with OAR chapter 411,
division 88, along with the additional following requirements:
Give all residents and their designated
representatives 60-day written notice. The written notice must include:
(A) The proposed effective date of the
(B) Reference to
other Ventilator Assisted Programs.
(b) Submit a transition plan to the
Department that demonstrates how the current residents shall be evaluated and
assessed to reside in a different Ventilator Assisted Program unit or would
require move-out or transfer to other settings.
(c) Change care plans, as appropriate, to
address any needs the residents may have with the transition.
(d) Notify the Department when the
relinquishment process is complete.
(e) Revise advertising materials to remove
any reference that the facility is an endorsed Ventilator Assisted
Or. Admin. R.
9-2019, adopt filed 01/31/2019, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS