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Disaster Plans Lacking in Nursing Homes??

Paper flying around an office.

The AP had an sobering report the other day about the general lack of preparedness in Nursing Homes. The plans are required by government regulation but apparently the facilities are unsure how to implement or write these plans.

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More than Two-Thirds of Small Businesses are unprepared.

Gallup conducted a survey of small companies and asked about their Disaster Plans. Only 31% of small business owners reported that their business was prepared for a natural disaster.Explosive warning sign.What??

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Before disaster strikes; go, get a Kit

We have all heard the Ready.gov mantra, Get a Kit – Make a Plan – Be Informed, but do we all know where to start? The first step in the process, Get a Kit, is more than just packing an overnight bag.

Evacuation packs filled with emergency supplies.
Evacuation packs filled with emergency supplies.

Building a disaster preparedness kit involves understanding the types of disasters which could occur in your area, gathering those items necessary to mitigate the disruption caused by those disasters, and maintaining your kit where it is accessible during a disaster.

What would you do if your family was caught in a disaster right now? Continue reading Before disaster strikes; go, get a Kit

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