Elderly Populations in Disasters Hospital Guidelines for Geriatric Preparedness
Ahronheim, J.C., Arquilla, B., and Greene, R.G. (2009). Elderly Populations in Disasters: Hospital Guidelines for Geriatric Preparedness. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
This toolkit was developed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to help hospitals prepare for treating and managing elderly patients during disasters. Some strategies and recommendations have applicability for other populations with access and functional needs support during disaster operations.