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Emergency Planning for Aged Care Services


It is important that all aged care providers are well prepared and able to respond to emergency events.

Maintaining quality care under these circumstances requires effective emergency risk management and planning.

It is important that you are well prepared for any events which may impact your service.

The Australian Department of Health website provides resources that you may wish to consider in your planning.

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Emergency Kits – prepare yourself today!

Bad weather

Having an Emergency Kit will save you time and reduce your anxiety when in a crisis. It’s also quick and easy to do ahead of any potential disasters!

Grab a pen and paper – these are the essential items:

  1. Non-perishable food and bottled water – and a working can opener, disposable plates, cups, and cutlery
  2. Medical and sanitation supplies – such as a First Aid Kit and Manual, medications, prescriptions, toilet paper, disposable gloves, masks, sunscreen, personal hygiene items
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