Care recipient (cr) has trouble remembering what the emergency plan is

Try: Practice the emergency plan with the cr conduct fire drills and practice evacuating the home twice a year with the cr drive the planned evacuation route and plot alternate routes on a map in case main roads are blocked or gridlocked practice earthquake and tornado drills at home with the cr and any other place the cr spends a lot of time at such as a neighbor’s house or a day care center senior center devote a weekend to update telephone numbers emergency supplies and review the plan with everyone

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References: Adapted from 30 tips for emergency preparedness by u s department of homeland security 2010 available at

Keywords: Emergency plan fire safety disaster

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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