Scary Secrets of Adult Foster Care in Oregon

Number 12997
Subject Elderly
Source Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
State OR
Year 1994
Publication Date October 9-10, 1994
Summary This Oregonian story examines the business of adult foster care. The investigation found that the state allowed people to open these businesses with almost no background checks. It was found that what was once a cottage industry has evolved into a state-promoted industry with more than 2,100 homes, many under the wing of multiple-home operators.
Category General
Pages 13
Keywords Disabled;Medicaid;Senior;Disabled Services Division;foster care;aging;elderly;adult care
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