A Comparison of the Nursing Home Evacuation Experience between Hurricanes Katrina
Blanchard, G., and Dosa, D. (2009). A Comparison of the Nursing Home Evacuation Experience between Hurricanes Katrina (2005) and Gustav (2008). Journal of American Medical Directors Association. 10(9): 639-43.
The authors of this report discuss their findings from a study in which they conducted telephone surveys with multiple nursing home administrative directors in Louisiana after Hurricanes Katrina and Gustav. The objective was to ascertain whether nursing home facilities were more prepared to evacuate their nursing home facilities for Hurricane Gustav then they were for Hurricane Katrina.