This was very useful in addressing an individual facility’s preparedness, highlighting areas of potential concern, communication needs, and the need to identify outside partners (and how to reach them).
On behalf of Big Bend Hospice I want to !! THANK YOU !! for coordinating yesterday’s Hurricane Biz Exercise. Not only was the exercise thought provoking and instructional, but what we were able to take away with us is invaluable. Now that I have completed the exercise I am raving about it to everyone and we will be discussing it in greater depth at our management meeting on Monday. I think everyone participating yesterday would definitely recommend the experience to other agencies in the community. In fact, if there were another one scheduled, I would not only have more of our staff from Big Bend Hospice participate, but I would strongly urge our vendors and at least one of our contracted ALFs and nursing homes to participate as well. I hope this will become an annual event (actually, i’d like to see this offered at least quarterly).
Thoroughly beneficial, realistic and useful as a way to review and “test” our home health agency’s preparedness for disaster. Well organized and formatted, to ensure self-pacing with time frames to promote progression through the exercise. Thank you!