U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General. (2006). Nursing Home Emergency Preparedness and Response During Recent Hurricanes. U.S. Department ofHealth and Human Services, Disaster Response.
This report is the result of a study conducted by the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services following the 2005 Hurricane Season. The purpose of the study was to determine the national and Gulf State incidence of nursing home deficiencies for lack of emergency preparedness, to examine the experiences of Gulf State nursing homes during recent hurricanes, and to review the emergency preparedness plans of selected nursing homes.