Oregon Assisted Living Facilities
The State of Oregon defines "Assisted Living Facility" as:"A
building, complex or distinct part  thereof, consisting of full,
self-contained individual living units where six or more seniors and
people with disabilities may reside.
The facility offers and coordinates a range of supportive services
available on a 24-hour basis to meet the activities of daily living,
health and social needs of the residents as described in the rules.
A program approach is used to promote resident self-direction and
participation in decisions that emphasize choice, dignity, privacy,
individuality, independence, and home-like surroundings."

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
The State of Oregon mandates that the facility administrator of an Assisted Living Facility must :
  • Complete a DHS-approved 40-hour training
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Hold a High School Diploma or GED-equivalent
  • Have 2 Years Professional or Management Experience in the Health or Social Services Field
  • Complete 20 Hours of Continuing Education per Year
  • Submit to and Pass a Criminal History Check
Featured Assisted Living Facility: Orchard Heights Senior Community - Salem, Oregon
Orchard Heights in the beautiful hills of West Salem offers both Assisted Living and
Memory Care services. The assisted living facility is a beautiful 4-story complex with
Studio and 1 BDRM units featuring kitchenettes and wheelchair accessible
bathrooms. 3 delicious daily meals plus a complimentary beverage bar and snacks.
Social and recreational events. Weekly housekeeping with linen and towel service.
Scheduled transportation with wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
695 Orchard Heights Road NW, Salem, Oregon, 97304    (503)566-9052


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