Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Preparedness, June 19, 2014

(2014) Long-Term Care Facility Disaster Preparedness, June 19, 2014. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

Long-term care facilities have very difficult decisions to make in terms of evacuating residents/tenants or providing “shelter in place”. Long-term care facilities need to be actively involved with the Emergency Management Teams at the county level and work with them to develop effective disaster preparedness plans. When it comes to disaster preparedness it is important to write a plan, exercise the plan, revise the plan, re-exercise the plan and identify the best practices.

Item Type: Newsletter
Keywords: Ombudsman, long-term care, facility, emergency management, disaster preparedness
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Social issues and programs > Aging
ID Code: 22874
Deposited By: Pat Wyatt
Deposited On: 20 Oct 2016 18:23
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 18:23
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22874