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Provider Alert: Adult Foster Home Incentive Payment Form

Please be sure to read the latest provider alert regarding the AFH incentive payments. The Office of Aging and People with Disabilities has partnered with SEIU Local 503 to offer a $10,000 incentive to adult foster homes that admit individuals directly from hospitals.

Here is the original Letter of Agreement - Hospital Decompression Incentive that provides an overview of the criteria. 

Click here to see the incentive payment form. Reach out to HCBS.Oregon@dhsoha.state.or.us with questions. 

Isaac's Insights

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February is Earthquake Preparedness Month

By Isaac Elting McGuire

On January 26, the Pacific Northwest celebrated the 322nd anniversary of the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. The earthquake was estimated at a magnitude of 8.7-9.2. The length of the fault rupture was approximately 620 miles with an average tectonic plate slip of almost 65 feet. The earthquake was so large that most of the data we have on it was recorded from the size of the tidal wave that struck Japan.

Experts agree that the NW is overdue for another earthquake of this magnitude. 

Are you ready? Make sure you have a plan. Here are some questions to ask yourself to make sure you are prepared: 

There is more information available on earthquake preparedness through the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. Please visit their website to get more information and to be the best prepared provider you can be!

"Taking care is one way to show your love. Another way is letting people take good care of you when you need it.”

- Fred Rogers, aka, Mr. Rogers

EQC Updates

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Our February EQC Essentials course is full, so registration is now closed.

Early-bird registration is now open for our April-May EQC course, which starts April 11th. Click below for more information and to register for our next EQC class. 

Register for April-May EQC

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