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Hurricane Season is Here, and Many Nursing Homes Aren’t Prepared

Posted on: September 6, 2019 by Chris Murray

Despite a relatively slow start to the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, favorable conditions off the western African coast have begun to spawn intense storms. These storms have the potential to cause millions or even billions of dollars of damage, not to mention the lives lost by wind and flooding. Hurricane Dorian is a perfect example […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home

Long-Term Care Facilities: Preparing for Hurricane Season

Posted on: June 27, 2017 by Chris Murray

June is the beginning of hurricane season for the East Coast, which runs to the end of November. Predictions this year are for an above-active season in the Atlantic: the Colorado State University expects 14 named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes this season; the NOAA expects 11 to 17 named storms this season, […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance blog Nursing Home Risk Management

Nursing Home Residents Vulnerable During Evacuations

Posted on: November 20, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

  Nursing Home Residents Vulnerable During Evacuations According to a new study, nursing home evacuations ahead of a hurricane showed a 218% increase in mortality among the most vulnerable residents (those with severe dementia) after they were moved within the governmental guidelines for relocation. The study’s findings, which reviewed nursing homes evacuations over a three-year […] Read More

Posted in: Assisted Living Facility Insurance Insurance Nursing Home Risk Management