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News Release
Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets September 20 in Salem - 09/13/18

September 13, 2018

Program contact: Jacee Vangestel, 503-945-2852, jacee.m.vangestel@dhsoha.state.or.us

Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board meets September 20 in Salem

What: Public meeting of the Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board

When: Thursday, September 20, 1-5 p.m.

Where: Oregon State Hospital, Callan Conference Room, 2600 Center Street NE, Salem. The public can also attend via toll-free conference line at 888-278-0296, participant code 4294893.

Agenda: After the public comment period, topics will include an update on the National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies (NARA) Conference, update from the Social Work department on communicating with counties regarding .370 patients, report on discharge planning process for patients who are under the jurisdiction of the Psychiatric Security Review Board (PSRB), and more.

Details: The Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board advises the superintendent, Oregon Health Authority Director and legislators on issues related to the safety, security and care of patients. Members include consumers, providers, advocates, legislators, community members, consumer families and OSH union members.

For more information, see the board’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/oha/osh/Pages/advisory-board.aspx.

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If you need help or have questions, please contact Jacee Vangestel at 503-945-2852, 711 TTY or jacee.m.vangestel@dhsoha.state.or.us at least 48 hours before the meeting.

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