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Bend Oregon Adult Foster Care Homes
Adult Foster Homes: The State of Oregon
defines
Adult Foster Homes as "any home
or facility in which residential care is
provided in a homelike environment for 5 or
fewer adults not related to the provider by
blood or marriage."
In the context of Adult Foster Homes,
residential care means the provision of
room and board and services that assist the
resident in activities of daily living, such as
assistance with bathing, dressing, grooming,
eating, medication management, money
management or recreation. If there is no
element of care as part of the operation, it
does not qualify as an Adult Foster Home in
the State of Oregon.

Adult Foster Home Licensing Requirements

Prior to licensure, the AFH provider must complete the Oregon DHS Basic Training Course and
pass an examination on course work and skill sets. This course work includes:
  • Physical Care Giving
  • Screening for Care and Service Needs
  • Appropriate Behavior Towards Residents with Physical, Cognitive and Emotional
    Disabilities
  • Issues Related to Architectural Accessibility
  • Ability to Understand and Respond to Emergency Situations, Medical Conditions,
    Physician's Orders, Medications Management and Professional Instructions, Nutritional
    Needs, Resident's Preferences and Problem Solving

Continuing Ed Requirements

During the first year of licensure, the licensee must complete a First Aid course, CPR course
and attend Fire and Life Safety training. Each subsequent year, the licensee must complete at
least 10 hours of DHS-approved ongoing training related to the care of persons who are
elderly or physically disabled.

Adult Foster Home Classifications

Class I: Licensee has completed Basic Training Course and Examination
Class II : Completed Basic Training Course and Examination and have the equivalent of 2
years' full-time experience in providing direct care to persons who are elderly or physically
disabled.
Class III : Complete Basic Training Course and Examination, be a health care professional
(RN, LPN, Pharmacist, Doctor, OT, PT, etc.) or have the equivalent of 3 years' full-time
experience in providing direct care to persons who are elderly or physically disabled and
dependent in 4 or more activities of daily life. (ADL's), and provide current satisfactory
reference from at least two medical professionals who have direct knowledge of the applicant's
ability and past experience as a caregiver.

Contact Information

The contact information for the appropriate State of Oregon department which licenses and
regulates Oregon Assisted Living Facilities or Oregon Retirement Centers is:
DHS - Seniors and People with Disabilities, 500 Summer Street NE, E-02, Salem, OR
97301  (503)945-5944
Featured Bend Oregon Adult Foster Care Homes:

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Sheila's Care Home in Redmond, Oregon is a 5-bed, Class 3 Adult
Foster Care Home in operation since 2001.
Sheila's Care Home is
a BBB-accredited senior residence with a current "A+" rating. There
are no recorded resident complaints on file with the State of Oregon
for Sheila's Care Home.
2362 SW 24th Street, Redmond, OR 97756   |   (541) 548-6152
A Home for Mom and Dad is a Bend, Oregon Adult Foster Care
Home with a 5-bed capacity and Class 2 classification. In operation
since 2003,
A Home for Mom and Dad is ADA accessible in a
cozy, home-like environment. A Home for Mom and Dad also offers
respite care and hospice care.
887 Air Park Drive, Bend, OR 97702     |     (541) 330-8773