RCFE Disaster Preparedness Task Force

is a collaborative group of RCFE administrators and providers working together to support in Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery.

RCFE: Disaster Preparedness Task Force

Who We are & What We Do

Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE), Disaster Preparedness Task Force is a voluntary system that will inject RCFE facilities into a network of support:

  • With other providers
  • With city and county services
  • Evacuation assistance for RCFE’s and their residents
  • Relocation assistance into other like facility(s), allowing continuity of quality care

As part of disaster preparedness, the Task Force is responsible for collecting emergency data for each RCFE facility:

  • Available bed counts
  • Emergency contact information and facility verification, i.e., administrator, contact information, phone numbers, email addresses, etc.
  • Evacuation assistance for RCFE’s and their residents
  • Relocation assistance into other like facility(s), allowing continuity of quality care

During a disaster, the Task Force will contact the affected facilities and relay information to appropriate local emergency agencies to assisting with all needs and requests.

Volunteers Vital to Senior Disaster Preparedness

Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE), Disaster Preparedness Task Force is a voluntary system that will inject RCFE facilities into a network of support.

MISSION

To coordinate and to educate residential care facilities for the elderly in disaster preparedness, response and recovery.

VISION

All residential care facilities are equipped to provide safe, secure and continuous care to all residents during all phases of a disaster.

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