Tips for life-safety and emergency prep in longterm care facilities

December 5, 2019

Longterm living facilities reviewing their life safety and emergency preparedness plans, should keep the following five tips in mind, according to an article on the McKnight's website.

• Look at all possible risks

• Digitize policies and procedures

• Establish a comprehensive communication plan

• Move training online

• Invest in equipment lifecycle management

The outlined tips can help a facility meet Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services requirements with a proper emergency plan, policies and procedures, communication and training.

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