Handling Emergencies: A Guide to Personal Safety and Emergency Management

Date: 9/2006

Author(s): Jaime Johnston, Madeleine Kimmich, Reena Wagle

This guide for individuals with disabilities helps people who live in their own homes to prevent emergencies from occurring and to plan in case an emergency does occur. Prepared by HSRI for the State of Oregon, Services to People with Disabilities, the guide addresses six risk areas — medications, medical conditions, abuse & neglect, back-up caregiving, home safety and natural disasters — and includes an emergency information sheet and other quick-reference lists.

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