After the meeting, they gathered important data to follow up on. 1. Consider releasing a press statement to dispel infectious disease outbreak rumors 2. Include information on how to contact the disease hotline to assure people that their concerns are taken seriously 3. Make sure to check on volume and staffing levels needed for hotline Having nurses trained properly and the community leaders prepared will enable an organized post disaster plan.
The government would send out all available agencies and help immediately to the point of disaster. FEMA would provide food, water, basic necessities and shelter. There would be teams of
This action is yet one of many that help the community to develop or have faith in the leaders of the community during the disaster and achieving the state of normalcy so many desire. In going door to door the CHN is able to address concerns that require emergent actions, in the scenario presented the CHN addresses; major flooding in the home of a male member of the community, the care of a family with a child in diapers, following the use of a generator in a non-English speaking home, and assessing a citizen who has hypertension. First, the gentlemen with major flooding had a two-part problem, the flooding was not the only issue which with assistance from EHS, he also required haz-mat assistance in cleaning up chemicals from oils, paint thinners, etc. While his home is being cleaned and structurally addressed for future habitation, the resident is provided information for temporary shelter. Second, the family with a small child who is in diapers is provided with information on assistance with food, water, and other necessities.
Utilizing community resources, as well as the resources previously mentioned a plan of care would be formulated to meet as many of the identified issues as possible. It would be an ongoing process of implementation and reassessing the needs and effectiveness of the plan of care. Additional interventions might be added, as well as some abandoned or revised. A key factor in revising the plan of care would be the progression of Mrs. Thomas’s illness. This too would be reevaluated on an as needed basis.
In conclusion, as a director of a Regional Emergency Management Office, I would make sure that our organization and groups prepare everything in crisis situation and know what they are suppose to do to help the public by making phone calls and sending social media to let everyone know to help the people in New Olean. I would also contact the Red Cross as soon as possible to start helping people with supplies and help
In many cases the emergency responders may become victims themselves and citizens can no longer be evacuated and receive care in a timely manner. Under the Stafford Act, if the governor of the disaster state finds that the magnitude of the disaster prevents the effective response of the state and local governments, and that federal assistance is necessary, he or she may request that the President declare an emergency or a major disaster (Federal Highway Administration, 2011). Another aspect of evacuation is sheltering displaced individuals. All three levels of government provide resources such as temporary shelter, food, water, and toiletries. When displaced individuals need long-term sheltering, the federal government provides financial assistance for alternative accommodations such as apartments, hotels, and modular units (Federal Highway Administration,
Making use of what was available at that time, I would have attempted to organize my neighborhood in an effort to build a community shelter. By combining resources, I would have been able to alleviate some of the high cost associated with these types of preparation - achievable perhaps through pooling funds or relying on the skills of the various members of the neighborhood. I would have begun stockpiling non-perishable food items and water supplies and would encourage my neighbors to do the same. By spreading out the stockpiling efforts over several months, I would be able to fulfill that need without financially straining the family budget. In terms of supplies, I would seek to coordinate purchases with every family taking part in the project and preparatory efforts.
To protect the community, dissemination of information regarding a potential illness is crucial. Posters with signs, symptoms and information on how to decrease exposure by practicing good infection control should be strategically placed in high volume locations. Optimal locations to post information would be clinics, pharmacies, emergency rooms, urgent cares, and schools to name a
The Reconstruction Finance Corporation was given the authority to make disaster loans to repair and reconstruct public facilities that were damaged during an earthquake or other natural disasters (FEMA, 2007). A series of hurricanes and earthquakes that hit the United States in the 1960’s help develop the Federal Disaster Assistance Administration (FEMA, 2007). This particular emergency management program was to focus mainly on natural disasters. Natural disasters were being recorded and noticed more often due to the increase population spreading throughout the country. With the increase of population, people were building houses everywhere, including areas at risk of floods.
a care home manager observing an individual resident may identify that they may need more assistance with personal care and discuss this with individual. Making decisions about treatment or care to meet the individual’s needs. It is important and necessary to carry out a specific study, or research project, to investigate the benefits to others, there are many organisations often charities, which are dedicated to improving the care of individuals with specific disease and disorders through research. highlighting gaps in provision: the health or social care needs of communities change over time with the rise and fall of local employment; and young adult s moving on, leaving old adults in the family home. The services needed for a new housing estate with lots of young children, are usually different from those needed a well-established estate with a greater proportion of older adult residents.