Worst case scenarios: Be prepared.
Abstract: Video forum provides information about both natural and man-made disasters and stresses the importance of being prepared and the benefits it creates. Issues of specific concern to individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) are discussed along with tips and solutions for different kinds of worst-case scenarios. Presenter talks about earthquake safety; how important it is to plan and communicate with family and co-workers ahead of time to create a personal support network for use during and after an emergency situation; how to assemble and what to include in an emergency supply kit; creating and practicing a family disaster plan; and how to stay safe and organized during the aftermath. Run time: 1 hour 12 minutes 15 seconds.
NARIC Accession Number: O19196
Author(s): Connelly, Tracy.
Project Number: H133N060033.
Publisher(s): Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Box 356490, Seattle, Washington, 98195; 206/685-3999.
Publication Year: 2007.
Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, COMMUNITY RESOURCES, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, PARAPLEGIA, PLANNING, QUADRIPLEGIA, SAFETY, SPINAL CORD INJURIES.