PATIENT AND RESIDENT RIGHTS
(1) Purpose. This rule prescribes nondiscriminatory admission requirements for all facilities of the Division and community mental health programs.
(2) Statutory Authority and Procedure. This rule carries out and is authorized by ORS 413.042 and 426.385.
(3) Admission Requirements. No Division facility or community mental health program shall discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, ethnic group, age, or sex against any person seeking admission. However, an admission may be denied or delayed if an appropriate facility placement is not available because of age or sex, or combination thereof, of the person seeking admission.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 179.040, 413.042
Stats. Implemented: ORS 179.360 & 426.385
Hist.: MHD 22, f. 8-5-74, ef. 8-25-74; Renumbered from 309-021-0000