A Haven of Last Resort The Consequences of Evacuating Florida Nursing Home Residents to Nonclinical Buildings
Christensen, J.J., Brown, L.M., and Hyer, K. (2012). A Haven of Last Resort: The Consequences of Evacuating Florida Nursing Home Residents to Nonclinical Buildings. Geriatric Nursing. 33(5): 375-83.
The authors of this study conducted a series of six focus groups with nursing home administrators and directors of nursing who worked in nursing homes during the 2004-2005 Florida hurricane season. The purpose of the focus groups was to explore issues faced by nursing home administrators, nurses, and residents during hurricane evacuations to nonclinical buildings.