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Do you know what to do if there is an emergency at your work? Depending on the severity and nature of the emergency this could mean anything from keeping residents calm and comfortable, to assisting with a facility-wide evacuation.

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In Australia, during an emergency situation, healthcare providers are required to maintain quality care and services to their clients (Aged Care Act 1997). Depending on the severity and nature of the emergency this could mean anything from keeping residents calm and comfortable, to assisting with a facility-wide evacuation.

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28 Aug 2021
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25 Feb 2021
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Constance English
30 Jun 2021
Fire safety is everyones responsibility.
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Betty Stevens
02 Jul 2021
In Emergency management, saving and preserving lives is paramount. This resource highlighted the importance of having an "Emergency Escape Plan" and the importance of having regular emergency training Policies & Procedures in place.
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31 Aug 2020
Excellent summary and to the point.
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