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Disaster Preparedness for ALFs Workshop
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When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Where: The Estates at Carpenters
1001 Carpenters Way
Lakeland, Florida  33809
United States
Contact: Maria Maggio
(850) 671-3700

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Disaster Preparedness for ALFs

An All-Hazards Approach to Planning and Response

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 9:00 am – 4:30 pm


The Estates at Carpenters | 1001 Carpenters Way | Lakeland, FL 33809


Join us for this important training opportunity for Assisted Living providers. 
Disaster can strike anytime – attend this event so your facility will be prepared for disasters. Experts will review how to best position your facility through preparation and emergency plans. Assisted living providers won’t want to miss this event focused on disaster preparedness. 



8:30 - 9:00 am Registration / Check-in
9:00 - 9:30 am Welcome & Legislative Update
9:30 - 10:45 am Lessons Learned, Risk Management and Liability After a Disaster
Brian Bursa, Ullman Bursa Law
Ron D'Addio, Plastridge
11:00 - 11:30 am       What are Heat Related Injuries? How to Spot Them, Treat Them and When to call 911
Vivienne Evans, APRN, Bluestone
11:30 am - 12:30 pm                         Mock Drills / Table Top Exercises and Lunch
 12:45 - 1:45 pm CEMPs/EPPs - From the Review Perspective and How the Plans and Processes Represent Broader Emergency Preparedness and Best Practices/Collaboration
Celeste Fournier, Lee County Emergency Management
Eve Rainey, Florida Emergency Preparedness Association
Paul Womble, EM Director, Polk County, FEPA Past President

 2:00 - 3:15 pm Emergency Status System Updates / ESF 8's Role in Evacuation and Transportation
Mandi Manzie, Agency for Healthcare Administration
Debbie Kelley, Bureau of Preparedness and Response, Florida Department of Health
 3:30 - 4:30 pm  What We Did Before, During and After An Emergency and Best Practices: A Peer Panel Discussion
Scott Elsass, Grand Villa of St. Petersburg, Tina Keating, Blue Harbor, Laura Kendrick, Vi Living

(Schedule subject to change.)  

Contact Hours
Six (6) contact hours of credit is available for this event. A certificate of attendance will be provided to all attendees at the conclusion of the event.

Target Audience
This workshop is specifically designed for Executive Directors, Administrators, Directors of Operations, Regional Directors, Safety Liaison, Risk Managers, Maintenance Directors, Operations Staff, and Clinical Staff. 

Registration Fee

The registration fee is $99 through April 30.

After April 30, 2019, the rate will increase by $30.

Includes refreshments, lunch and up to 5 contact hours of training, including educational materials and a certificate of attendance. 


REGISTER ONLINE by clicking on the REGISTER button above. This event is open to members and non-members of LeadingAge Florida, Florida Senior Living Association and Florida Assisted Living Association. You do NOT need to log in as a member to receive the rate. 

When registering, if you select to pay by check/money order, please remit payment to LeadingAge Florida. Your registration is not confirmed until we have received full payment, which must be received prior to the event. Complete the online registration and mail check to: LeadingAge Florida - 1812 Riggins Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308


Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions: There is a $50 administrative fee for each cancellation or refund. All cancellations must be in writing. Substitutions will be accepted at no additional fee. Due to costs incurred related to the workshop, no refunds will be issued after April 30, 2019. All cancellations and substitution requests must be sent to or faxed to (850) 671-3790.

Venue Information:
The Estates at Carpenters
1001 Carpenters Way
Lakeland, FL 33809

Nearby Hotels:
Hampton Inn Lakeland
4420 North Socrum Loop Road
Lakeland, FL 33809
(863) 816-2525
Click here for the link to make hotel reservations at the group rate of $139 plus tax.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakeland North
4500 Lakeland Park Drive
Lakeland, FL 33809
(877) 834-3613
Click here for the hotel website.

ADA/Dietary Needs/Questions
If you require assistance to participate in this event, including special meal requests, please contact LeadingAge Florida at or (850) 671-3700.


Interested in Exhibiting or Being a Sponsor at this event?
Click here or contact Julie Copeland at or (850) 702-0317 for details. 

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