Emergency plans address your immediate health needs when something unexpected happens. The Minnesota State Council on Disability has an emergency preparedness website available to help people with disabilities improve emergency preparedness.
Be sure to discuss evacuation plans with your friends, family and PCA.
Discuss the type of emergency and what action would be needed to evacuate safely.
Put together a disaster supply kit that includes what you would need to survive for three to ten days on your own.
Develop a checklist for evacuation including:
The Minnesota Vulnerable Adults Act lists the different types of people considered a vulnerable adult under the law. Every adult recipient of PCA or home care services is considered a vulnerable adult.