Community Preparedness Workshop for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Resources

Information on Home Fire Extinguishers
Licensed Public Fire Protection Companies & Testing Applications
"The Office of the State Fire Marshal licenses all companies and individuals who design, install, test, inspect, and maintain fire protection systems (fire alarm, sprinkler, suppression, etc.) and fire extinguishers in the State of Delaware."
https://statefiremarshal.delaware.gov/technical-services/licensed-public-fire-protection-companies-testing-applications/

Delaware Emergency Notification System (DENS),Smart911 and PrepareDE Overview


Delaware's Emergency Notification System (DENS)
In the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts, you will be notified by your local emergency response team. Examples of alerts include, but are not limited to: evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

Smart911 Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.co.kent.de.us/public-safety/emergency-communications/smart-911.aspx

Text to 9-1-1 Fact Sheet


Emergency Financial First Aid Kit
Use the Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) to help collect and secure critical records that will insure that in the event of an emergency or disaster you have the documentation needed to start the recovery process quickly.

The Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Operation HOPE.
https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1441313659987-38b0760a58131b871d494ddacbf52b6e/EFFAK_2015_508.pdf

A Family Communication Plan


Keeping Your Family Safe: Disaster Supplies Calendar


Make a Kit with Suggested Items from Citizen Corps


Emergency Medical Services Tips For Seniors and People with Access and Functional Needs from Citizen Corps


Community Preparedness Workshop for Seniors and People with Disabilities (Entire Presentation)

Dan Fendler's Presentation: Emergency Preparedness, Safety and Independent Living: A look at tools and ideas
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1g4KaMWiOC2wzMe6O9RUOcp40vVv2LyqIrDCbd2_uncc/edit?usp=sharing

Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative
http://www.cds.udel.edu/at/dati/

Independent Resources
http://www.familyshade.org/agencies/independent-resources-inc/

Modern Maturity
http://www.modern-maturity.org/

All Ready Delaware
https://www.allreadyde.org/

Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) Services
The Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities (DSAAPD) maintains a list of the services operated or funded by DSAAPD. Select a service from the list below to get a description, eligibility information, and other important facts. Please note that many other valuable services are available in Delaware which are operated and funded independently of DSAAPD. The **Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities** (available for download), published by DSAAPD, contains a comprehensive list of these services.