Preparing for emergencies (workshop)
Person-centred emergency preparedness workshop
Get yourself disaster ready!
PCEP is a process tool and framework that community health and disability providers use to help people properly prepare and plan for emergencies, according to their individual needs.
About the PCEP workshop
The Queensland Health Disaster Recovery team will take participants through a comprehensive workbook and will cover emergency preparedness, planning and response.
The facilitators will take the group through the following steps in the process:
1. Identifying strengths and support needs in everyday life.
2. Knowing levels of emergency preparedness and learning about disaster risks.
3. Planning for managing support needs in an emergency.
4. Communicating the plan with support networks.
View the framework here
Who should attend the workshop?
The workshop is designed to ensure that people with a disability or mental illness are prepared for emergencies with plans that take into consideration any specific situations and requirements specific to the individual.
Carers and support workers are welcome to attend, too.
Date/time: Monday 23 November, 10.00am - 11.00am or Tuesday 24 November 1.30pm - 2.30pm
Location: Mental Health Hub (selectability House), 59a Cambridge Street, Vincent
Numbers are limited so registration is essential.