(1) Initial Status Report for Abuse
Investigations (Local APD or Type B AAA Office). Except in cases where the
investigation is part of a general inspection pursuant to federal law, the
local APD or Type B AAA office shall complete an Initial Status Report for all
abuse investigations within two working days of the start of the investigation.
Content. The Initial Status
Report shall include:
(a) A summary of the
complaint identifying each alleged incident or problem. The Initial Status
Report shall not include names of residents, complainants, or other people
interviewed during the investigation;
(b) The status of the investigation;
(c) Whether the complaint was
filed at the direction of facility administration;
(d) A determination of whether action to
protect the residents is needed and whether the facility must take action;
(e) The name and telephone number
of the investigator;
projected date the Complaint Investigation Report must be completed; and
(g) A statement that the Complaint
Investigation Report is available upon request after the Department issues a
Letter of Determination.
Distribution. The Initial Status Report
shall be provided either in person or by mail to the following individuals as
soon as practical, but no later than two working days after its completion:
(a) The complainant, unless the complainant
waives the requirement;
(b) If the
complaint involves a specific resident or residents, to the residents or
persons designated to receive information concerning the residents;
(c) A representative of the Long Term Care
Ombudsman, upon request;
(4) Availability of Initial Status
Report. Upon completion, the Initial Status Report shall be placed in the local
APD or Type B AAA facility files and available for public inspection.
Or. Admin. R.
SSD 1-1995, f. 1-30-95,
cert. ef. 2-1-95;
13-2015, f. 6-24-15, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS