Presentation on theme: "Emergency Planning for the Developmentally Disabled Population."— Presentation transcript:
Emergency Planning for the Developmentally Disabled Population
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“To promote and develop integrated collaborations to support the emergency preparedness requirements of Functional Needs individuals and organizations through research, education, planning and response programs.”
JCRRT Joint Community Resource and Recovery Team PPERS
To develop a unified, collaborative, coordinated response by private provider ambulances in Illinois to assist in large scale events and/or disaster situations
“Annual forwarding of copies of all disaster policies and plans required under Section to the local health authority and local emergency management agency having jurisdiction” Including: Emergency water supply agreements Description of emergency electrical power Participation with local emergency planning activities.
Individuals in need of additional response assistance may include those who have disabilities; who live in institutionalized settings; who are elderly; who are children; who are from diverse cultures; who have limited English proficiency; or who are non- English speaking; or who are transportation disadvantaged.” --National Response Framework (2008)
“Populations whose members may have additional needs before, during, and after an incident in functional areas, including but not limited to: maintaining independence, communication, transportation, supervision, and medical care.
Tier I = Hospitals Tier II = Special Needs Shelters Tier III = Congregate Care/ Like to Like Sheltering Tier IV = Red Cross Shelters I IIIII II III IV
Hospitals Like-To- Like CHUG Alternate Care Sites Shelter-In -Place General Population Shelters New Proposed Model
Hub Major Arena…Processing Center Spokes General Population Shelters Like-to-like Shelters Special Needs Shelters Hospitals
Populations whose members may have additional needs, before, during and after an incident in functional areas, including but not limited to: Maintaining Independence Communication Transportation Supervision Medical Care
Shelter-in-Place Alternative Housing Temporary Shelters/Processing Centers General Population Shelters Like-to-like Shelters Hospitals
Who serves institutionalized and Home Bound individuals? Functional Needs Registries SNAP
Push Method Reverse 911
Once again Identify organizations that serve the DD Population in your community!!!
City of Chicago Suburban Cook County Effingham County LaSalle County Quincy County
2250 East Devon, Unit 320, Des Plaines, IL Phone: Fax: Connie Polke Cell: Bill Pretzer Cell: