IN THE EVENT THAN AN EMERGENCY WOULD OCCUR, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO AND WHO TO CONTACT
Resident Safety is our priority at all times and BHRI have taken steps to prepare and mitigate any forseeable or unforseeable even with the following.
Emergency Generator onsite that handles our electrical needs
Emergency linen is stored onsite
Updated phone and data lines
Emergency Medical supplies & Medication, we keep a 7 day supply
We store and rotate Emergency Food & Water supply is kept onsite
Stafing is recquired to stay (freeze in) to assure residents quality of care
DURING THE FOLLOWING POSSIBLE EVENTS:
Natural or human cause emergency:
- Stay calm
- Stay with resident
- Shelter in place
- Stay calm
- Follow staff instructions
- Hide (Behind locked door)
IF BETHANY HOME NEEDS TO EVACUATE:
Bethany Home is prepared for and is drilled once a year for just an event.
We work with RI Dept. of Health and Long Term Mutual Aid Plan. RI Health, EMA, Providence Fire & Police with local LTCS and ALS and hospitals to assure residents safety.
We have three possible layover places we use. If evacuation is necessary:
- Medway Place, 229 Medway St.
- Wingate AL, 1 Butler Ave.
- Epoch AL, 353 Blackstone Blvd.
Bethany Home and RI LTC-MAP will then evaluate best placement during this emergency. As part of our program there will be teams contacting families as soon as the resident is safe. There will be also an effort to keep all medical records secure (HIPAA)
EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS:
Bethany Home – 401-831-2870
Bethany Home Safety Officer – 401-209-0936
RI Health Duty Officer – 401-222-6911
RI Health – 401-222-2566
RI Health Alternate # – 401-272-5952
RIEMA – 401-946-9996
RIEMA Director – 401-680-8000
Providence Fire – 401-243-6060
Providence PD – 401-272-3121