A free speaker series focused on healthcare and disaster preparedness for Florida’s special needs population
Disability Rights Florida – January 2018
Carol Stachurski, BSW of Disability Rights Florida shares the advocacy role of her agency, discusses assistance with referral sources at discharge, and answers your questions about caring for the medically vulnerable.
Dialysis During Disasters: The Kidney Community Emergency Response Program-March 2018
The featured March speaker tackles an array of topics regarding Dialysis during disasters. Florida’s outpatient dialysis clients include about 20,300 Floridians, plus an unknown number of “snowbirds,” who depend on dialysis.
Infection Prevention – Special Needs Shelters – April 2018
The featured April speaker tackles an array of topics regarding infection control in crowding situations. Florida’s hurricane season – and other hazards and disasters can trigger communities to activate and operate special needs shelters to keep medically vulnerable residents safe.