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K&L Gates Triage: Emergency Preparedness and Response in Long Term Care - Part III

27 October 2017
Presenters: Kimberly C. Gordy

In the final episode of our three-part series on emergency preparedness and response in long term care, Kimi Gordy sits down with Sara Hamm, Senior Vice President of Successful Aging & Health Services for Lifespace Communities, to discuss disaster recovery and fostering resilience in long term care communities. Based on her firsthand experiences both recently with Hurricane Irma and over many years in the industry, Ms. Hamm discusses the importance of emergency planning, support procedures, and both internal and external communication during a time of crisis. Ms. Hamm also highlights the importance of mental health and emotional support for residents, as well as team members dealing with the stress of a traumatic event.

About Triage
Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals has been created by K&L Gates to convey information about developments in health law through short podcasts.

If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. On some days, it may seem like an insurmountable task to keep up with every change, especially as a new presidential administration and new policies take shape.

The K&L Gates Health Care Practice will regularly create Triage podcasts to help you learn about the latest developments in health law. Our lawyers will identify the most important changes and analyze the impact of these changes on our clients.

Catch-up on past episodes by visiting our Triage program page.

Subscribe to Triage via your favorite podcast app to have our episodes delivered directly to you as they become available.

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