Psychological First Aid Field Operations Guide for Nursing Homes
Brown, L.M., and Hyer, K. (2008). Psychological First Aid: Field Operations Guide for Nursing Homes. American Health Care Association.
This guidance document provides supportive interventions designed to reduce the initial distress caused by traumatic events and help in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. It addresses the specific emotional needs and concerns of nursing home patients. The guide is intended for nurses, certified nurses' aides, social workers, and other direct-care staff.