Prepare Yourself and Your Facility for Emergencies

With the heat of summer comes dry, dangerous fire conditions in the west and hurricane season in the east. Tornados can strike anywhere under the right conditions. Make sure you and your facility are ready for an emergency situation. Check out the Disaster and Emergency Planning resources like these at

Fire Safety in Long Term Care Facilities trains your entire staff with clear objectives, activities, and a list of required equipment and procedures.

Emergency Management Guide for Nursing Homes offers direction for developing standard operating procedures for use during an emergency, and addresses specific hazards that may threaten a facility.

Visit AHCA Publications for more titles that will help providers be better prepared. Order online or call 800.321.0343.