Here at Home Instead, we like to think of our CAREGivers as people who know just what to do in certain client situations: How to properly assist a client who has fallen, what to do if your client with Alzheimer's doesn't recognize you and forces you out of their home, etc. But what do we do in case of a natural disaster: fires, floods, earthquakes and other violent acts of nature?
When it comes to handling yourself and your clients in an emergency, please follow the following protocols. As always, please call the office if you have any questions. Often in an emergency, phones may not work, or they will be busy. Text messages will often work more effectively when the phone lines are busy. Call and/or text through clearcare.
For a caregiver, an emergency can be both alarming and frightening, but when you are prepared, you can make a tremendous difference in your client’s well-being.
For more information on what to do in an emergency, please visit the following websites for more information:
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