Oregon law ORS 124.040 requires certain people report suspected elder abuse:
(a) Physician, naturopathic physician, osteopathic physician, chiropractor, physician assistant or podiatric physician and surgeon, including any intern or resident.
(b) Licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse’s aide, home health aide or employee of an in-home health service.
(c) Employee of the Department of Human Services or community developmental disabilities program.
(d) Employee of the Oregon Health Authority, county health department or community mental health program.
(e) Peace officer.
(f) Member of the clergy.
(g) Regulated social worker.
(h) Physical, speech or occupational therapist.
(i) Senior center employee.
(j) Information and referral or outreach worker.
(k) Licensed professional counselor or licensed marriage and family therapist.
(l) Any public official who comes in contact with elderly persons in the performance of the official’s official duties.
(m) Firefighter or emergency medical technician.
(o) Provider of adult foster care or an employee of the provider.
(q) Speech-language pathologist
Contact information to report suspected abuse in Oregon:
- Multnomah County Adult Protective Service: 503.988.4450
- Multnomah County APS after hours: 503.988.3646
- APS: 1.800.232.3020
- Senior Helpline and Elder Abuse Reporting Hotline: 503.988.3646
- Benton County: 1.800.638.0510
- Clackamas County: 503.655.8640
- Clatsop County: 1.800.442.8614
- Columbia County: 503.397.3511
- Coos County: 1.800.858.5777
- Deschutes County, Bend: 1.800.452.5684
- Dechutes County, La Pine: 541.536.8919
- Deschutes County, Redmond: 541.548.2206
- Douglas County, Reedsport: 541.271.4835
- Douglas County, Roseburg: 1.800.234.0985
- Jackson County: 541.664.6674
- Josephine County: 1.800.633.6409
- Lane County, Cottage Grove: 541.682.7800
- Lane County, Eugene: 1.800.441.4038
- Lincoln County: 1.800.638.0510
- Linn County: 1.800.638.0510
- Marion County, North: 1.800.469.8772
- Marion County, South: 503.373.7380
- Marion County, Woodburn: 503.981.5138
- Multnomah County: 503.988.5480
- Polk County: 1.800.469.8772
- Tillamook County: 1.800.584.9712
- Washington County: 503.693.0999
- Yamhill County: 866.333.7218