We are pleased to announce two resources for AL providers, please see below for more information Attached is the AL Emergency Preparedness Guide. This is a members-only document and can be found on the AHCA/NCAL Emergency Preparedness website. In collaboration with the Florida Health Care Association, NCAL has published an updated version of the Emergency Preparedness Guide for Assisted Living Communities. This comprehensive guide supports assisted living communities in developing emergency operations plans and includes templates and numerous additional resources. NCAL members can access this guide on the AHCA/NCAL Emergency Preparedness website. A friendly reminder that our members also have access to the Assisted Living Incident Command System (ALICS). The Incident Command System (ICS) is one component of the National Incident Management System or (NIMS). ALICS is a simplified ICS and through its use, long term care providers can become part of this standardized system of efficient response. ICS was modified by two consultants for assisted living and reviewed by AALNA board members and then reviewed by the NCAL Workgroup of the AHCA/NCAL Emergency Preparedness Committee.
ALICS offers long term care providers a flexible framework for command and control that is based on the standardized system of ICS. It does this through a system that is designed to:
Manage all emergency, routine, or planned events, of any size or type, by […]