Oregon Statutes - Chapter 427 - Persons With Mental Retardation; Persons With Developmental Disabilities - Section 427.010 - Eastern Oregon Training Center; care provided; fees; superintendent.

(1) Except as otherwise ordered by the Department of Human Services pursuant to ORS 179.325, the Eastern Oregon Training Center in Pendleton, Umatilla County, shall be used for the care, treatment and training of persons with mental retardation who are assigned to the care of the institution by the department according to procedures defined in ORS 427.185 or who were residents on October 3, 1979.

(2) Upon receipt of an application approved by the department or its designee, pursuant to its rules, a person with mental retardation may be entitled to admission to the state training center for emergency, respite or part-time care. Part-time care means presence of the person at the facility less than 24 hours per day and may include day or night care. Admission for emergency care or respite care may not exceed 90 days. Admission for part-time care may exceed 90 days. The fee schedule for such care, training and treatment in the training center shall be established by the department in the same manner as for other residents. The fees shall be charged and collected by the department in the same manner as charges are collected under ORS 179.610 to 179.770.

(3) The superintendent of the training center named in subsection (1) of this section shall be a person the department considers qualified to administer the training center. If the superintendent of the training center is a physician licensed by the Oregon Medical Board, the superintendent shall serve as chief medical officer. If not a physician, the superintendent shall appoint a physician to serve as chief medical officer who shall be in the unclassified service. [Amended by 1953 c.155 §7; 1965 c.339 §2; 1965 c.595 §3; 1969 c.391 §9; 1971 c.75 §1; 1973 c.262 §1; 1973 c.807 §3; 1979 c.683 §6; 1983 c.505 §2; 1983 c.740 §150; 2001 c.900 §128; 2007 c.70 §217]

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