Florida Hurricane Preparedness List 2019

Home Health Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season brings with it a heightened level anxiety and fear. Regardless of an individual’s age, when someone mentions the word hurricane, it can send chills down the spine of even the most seasoned Floridian.

Our senior population challenged with chronic diseases, must always be prepared and have an emergency plan prearranged. Those seniors receiving home healthcare are particularly vulnerable, and to help offset some of the fear and anxiety, Doctor’s Choice Home Care has prepared a list below:

  • Knowing the community evacuation plan
  • Identify the hurricane shelters in your area and contact emergency management with your information.
  • Are your transportation needs ready?
  • Have an emergency contact list
  • A copy of family records and important documents
  • If you have a pet, ensure you have a plan for our furry family member
  • Are you on oxygen, nebulizer, CPAP/BIPAP?
  • Do you have cash (large and small bills)?
  • Small scissors for opening difficult items

Hurricane bag

  • Water bottles
  • Nonperishable food e.g. meal replacement bars or powder
  • Medications and medication list
  • Physician information
  • Two sets of extra cloths
    • Undergarments
    • Socks

Diabetics

  • Insulin
  • Test strips
  • Syringes
  • Cold pack/s for insulin storage

Be safe and don’t take any chances!

Corporate Office

8010 25th Court East
Unit 103
Sarasota, FL 34243
(833) 283-6286 TOLL FREE
(941) 351-0199 PHONE
(877) 377-6218 INTAKE FAX

Core values:

Courage • Compassion • Commitment • Caring • Community

  • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

  • "Thank you all for everything you do for our patients. We got a patient call to compliment each of you for going above and beyond in your care. Keep up the good work team!"

  • "I was very pleased with the therapist and the nurse.  My wounds were treated with the utmost of care.  Thank you"

  • "Thank you Shana for the caring and concern you have for your patients. You embody all the core values when you practice home health."

  • "Your staff - Terry, Carole, Mary, Diane and Lisa - were all excellent.  They are caring, knowledgeable, helpful in every way.  Terry is special among special people.  Congratulations on putting together such an incredible team!"

  • "Carol is a tremendous asset to your organization.  She embodies the utmost in knowledge, skill and compassion.  Arlene, Speech Pathologist, was very instructive.  She taught me a number of things to care for my parent, helped me secure items for Dad's wellbeing and taught me plenty for his care."

  • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

  • "Amanda your attention to detail and hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for all of your hard work."

  • "I have to send a huge THANK YOU to Jennifer for her EXCELLENT communication between disciplines and to office staff to ensure the best patient care is being provided."

    Core values:

    Courage • Compassion • Commitment • Caring • Community

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Thank you all for everything you do for our patients. We got a patient call to compliment each of you for going above and beyond in your care. Keep up the good work team!"

    • "I was very pleased with the therapist and the nurse.  My wounds were treated with the utmost of care.  Thank you"

    • "Thank you Shana for the caring and concern you have for your patients. You embody all the core values when you practice home health."

    • "Your staff - Terry, Carole, Mary, Diane and Lisa - were all excellent.  They are caring, knowledgeable, helpful in every way.  Terry is special among special people.  Congratulations on putting together such an incredible team!"

    • "Carol is a tremendous asset to your organization.  She embodies the utmost in knowledge, skill and compassion.  Arlene, Speech Pathologist, was very instructive.  She taught me a number of things to care for my parent, helped me secure items for Dad's wellbeing and taught me plenty for his care."

    • "Thank you for being awesome! A current patient called me this morning to tell me her physician is now recommending Doctor’s Choice because of the care you provided her."

    • "Amanda your attention to detail and hard work does not go unnoticed. Thank you for all of your hard work."

    • "I have to send a huge THANK YOU to Jennifer for her EXCELLENT communication between disciplines and to office staff to ensure the best patient care is being provided."

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      Corporate Office

      8010 25th Court East
      Unit 103
      Sarasota, FL 34243
      (833) 283-6286 TOLL FREE
      (941) 351-0199 PHONE
      (877) 751-0247 INTAKE FAX

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