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Emergency management planning for nursing homes

Emergency Management Alert, November 25, 2008

In light of the recent earthquakes and wildfires in California, more emphasis has been placed on the Emergency Management Guide for Nursing Homes, which was recently released by the Florida Healthcare Association (FLHA).
 
The guide features information on the Nursing Home Incident Command System, as well as how to develop an emergency plan, and details for creating a policy. Included is the Comprehensive Emergency Management Software Application for Nursing Homes, whichtakes managers through a step-by-step process to address specific hazards.
 
The guide also offers hazard-specific tips from other managers who have been faced with real-world disasters.
 
To access the guide, click here.

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1 comments on “Emergency management planning for nursing homes

Luis (2/13/2012 at 1:57 AM)
You may have not indented to do so, but I think you have managed to express the state of mind that a lot of people are in. The sense of wanting to help, but not knowing how or where, is something a lot of us are going through.

 

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