Domestic Preparedness Journal: Long-Term Care Facilities in Emergency Preparedness Planning

An important part of community emergency preparedness planning includes long-term care facilities such as nursing homes, dialysis, home care centers, or hospice facilities. Older adults and those with disabilities have increased vulnerability during emergencies. This population may have more limitations, require additional support, and may experience health emergencies sooner than others when faced with limited food, drink, rest, or access to electricity.

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