Castle, N.G. (2008). Nursing Home Evacuation Plans. American Journal of Public Health. 98(7): 1235-40.
The author of this study examined evacuation plans from 2,134 nursing homes and analyzed national data to determine the types of deficiencies cited in their evacuation plans. Data was collected from 1997 to 2005, and the following four citations were specifically examined: written emergency plans, staff training, written evacuation plans, and fire drills.