Oregon Statutes - Chapter 426 - Persons With Mental Illness; Sexually Dangerous Persons - Section 426.500 - Powers and duties of Department of Human Services; rules.

For the purpose of carrying out the policy and intent of ORS 426.490 to 426.500, the Department of Human Services shall:

(1) Adopt rules for the administration of ORS 426.490 to 426.500;

(2) Prepare a written discharge plan for each person with a chronic mental illness who is a patient at a state mental institution or who is committed to the department pursuant to ORS 426.005 to 426.223 and 426.241 to 426.380;

(3) Ensure that case managers are provided for each person with a chronic mental illness described in subsection (2) of this section; and

(4) Disburse from any available funds:

(a) Funds for one LINC model in the area served by F. H. Dammasch State Hospital and one LINC model in the area served by the Oregon State Hospital licensed under ORS 443.415;

(b) Discretionary funds for services necessary to implement a discharge plan, including but not limited to transportation, medication, recreation and socialization; and

(c) Funds to provide day treatment services, community psychiatric inpatient services, and work activity services for persons with chronic mental illness when needed. [1979 c.784 §3; 1999 c.59 §121; 2007 c.70 §209]

Note: See note under 426.490.

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