Ethical Guidelines for the Development of Emergency Plans

Type: Planning and Response
Author: American Health Care Association
Year of Publishing: 2008
Description: Planning processes that include careful consideration of ethical principles for disasters and emergencies in long term facilities will assist staff in responding to crisis situations from a perspective that is fair and just. This document developed by the American Health Care Association presents an ethical framework to assist long-term care facilities as they review their emergency and disaster plans to ensure that they have taken into account ethical values and process elements.
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