Type: Planning and Response
Year of Publishing: 2012
Description: This guide was developed to assist long term care providers to enhance their existing emergency operations plans and procedures. It includes self-assessment tools, checklists, templates, and other resources that can be found across multiple tabs. The information contained in this guide was developed in consideration of the core concepts and guiding principles of the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The Nursing Home Incident Command System (NHICS), a derivative of the Incident Command System, is promoted throughout this guide. It was developed by the California Association of Health Facilities.