Emergency planning and safety prevention is essential to our health and well-being. The resources below can help us develop procedures that contribute to our safety and wellness and protect us if the “unthinkable” happens.
Adult Fire and Injury Prevention. Website discusses fire safety issues of special concern to older adults. Safety prevention, emergency strategies, and additional resources are presented (Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner).
Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. Learn more about ways to protect yourself from falls, including simple modifications that you can make to your home (California Fall Prevention Consortium).
Fire Safety for People with Disabilities. Website includes downloadable Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide and educational materials for consumers and public educators (National Fire Protection Association).
Home Safety for People with Disabilities. Site includes detailed suggestions and supporting photos for bathrooms, kitchens, and stairs/ramps (Amputee Coalition of America).
Red Cross First Aid App. Download the app for easily accessible first aid guide on your phone.