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Top 10 - Preparing for Disasters in Healthcare Facilities, Hospitals Home Health Care and Adult Care Facilities

During a disaster, some people within these facilities will not be able to be take care of themselves. They will be totally reliant on the people who care for them. Therefore it is important that any person who works at one of these facilities be trained in what their role will be during an emergency.

  • Review Internal Policies and Plans
  • Develop a Plan
  • Make sure employees have a family plan
  • Vulnerability Analysis
  • Resources on Hand
  • Ask about Emergency Plans that already exist in your community
  • Implementing Plan
  • Practical Training
  • Tabletop Exercises in Real Time
  • Recovery Plan

More information:

National Organization on Disability
Coping with a Disaster
Medical Alert Jewelry
Special Needs
What are your Local Planners doing to Prepare

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