Care recipient needs emergency contacts in case of an emergency

Try: Make an emergency contact card and make copies for each member of the cr’s family to carry with them make sure to include an out-of-town contact it may be easier to reach someone out of town if local phone lines are out of service or overloaded the cr should also have at least one traditionally wired landline phone because cordless or cell phones may not work in an emergency

Materials: Index card pen

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

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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 pets service animals fire safety disaster

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

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