Title Emergency Management
Statute or Rule 58A-5.026(1) FAC

Emergency Management.
(1) EMERGENCY PLAN COMPONENTS. Pursuant to Section 429.41, F.S., each facility must prepare a written comprehensive emergency management plan in accordance with the ” Emergency Management Criteria for Assisted Living Facilities, ” dated October 1995, which is incorporated by reference and available at http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-04010. This document is available from the local emergency management agency. The emergency management plan must, at a minimum, address the following:
(a) Provision for all hazards;
(b) Provision for the care of residents remaining in the facility during an emergency, including pre-disaster or emergency preparation; protecting the facility; supplies; emergency power; food and water; staffing; and emergency equipment;
(c) Provision for the care of residents who must be evacuated from the facility during an emergency including identification of such residents and transfer of resident records; evacuation transportation; sheltering arrangements; supplies; staffing; emergency equipment; and medications;
(d) Provision for the care of additional residents who may be evacuated to the facility during an emergency including the identification of such residents, staffing, and supplies;
(e) Identification of residents with Alzheimer ‘ s disease or related disorders, and residents with mobility limitations who may need specialized assistance either at the facility or in case
(f) Identification of and coordination with the local emergency management agency;
(g) Arrangement for post-disaster activities including responding to family inquiries, obtaining medical intervention for residents, transportation, and reporting to the local emergency management agency the number of residents who have been relocated, and the place of relocation; and (h) The identification of staff responsible for implementing each part of the plan.

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