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Or. Admin. R. 333-027-0080 - Patients' Rights

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Each patient of a home health agency has a number of rights, including the following:

  • To be informed, in advance, about the care to be furnished, any changes in the care to be furnished, the disciplines that will furnish care, and the frequency of visits proposed to be furnished;
  • To participate in the planning of care;
  • To have clinical records confidentially maintained by the agency;

Each agency must maintain written policies and procedures, applicable to any adult patient, providing for documenting in the patient’s record whether the patient has executed an advance directive.

Current as of June 2015