Preparing Residents for Home Emergencies

The focus of this class is to prepare residents for home emergencies. 

Program topics include:

  • Home Fire Safety
    Kitchen & Cooking Safety
    Heating & Electrical Safety
    Smoke alarms and Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarms
    Home fire escape plan
  •  9-1-1 Dispatch Centers & Phone Technology
    Learn about 9-1-1 dispatch centers, also known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)
    Learn about the difference between VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol), landline and cell phone calls

  •  Reporting Emergencies
    Be prepared for the questions the 9-1-1 dispatchers will ask
    Learn how to prepare for the arrival of emergency responders
    Learn how to safely respond to emergency vehicles lights and sirens

  • Disaster Preparedness
    Make a Plan
    Get a Kit
    Stay Informed

  • Preparedness Training & Community Resources
    2-1-1
    AlertSCC, ReadySCC, and the Emergency Alert System (EAS)
    Emergency Preparedness Training: CERT & PEP
    CPR certification classes
    Home Inventory Checklist
    Local Emergency & Non-Emergency Dispatch Center Phone Numbers

  • Fire Engine & Crew Visit - if available

This program lasts approximately 1 hour.

To schedule this program,
< Request Preparing Residents for Emergencies Program  (select Guest Speaker Request)

Preparing Caregivers for Medical Emergencies

This class provides you with the knowledge and tools needed to help you and your client(s) prepare for a medical emergency. AmbulanceGurneyphoto

Program topics include:

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Overiew
    Understanbd how ambulance & fire servcies are organized within Santa Clara County

  • Responding to Emergncy Vehicles Lights & Sirens
    Learn how to safely respond to emergency vehicles lights and sirens

  • 9-1-1 Disptach Centers
    Learn about Dispatch Centers,  known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)
    Learn the differences when calling 9-1-1 from a landline, VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol), and cell phones

  • Medical Emergencies
    Identify types of medical conditions that can become life threatening
    Learn how to quickly and appropriately react to a medical emergencies 

  • Calling 9-1-1 in an Emergency
    Learn about and be preapred for the questions the 9-1-1 dispatchers will ask
    Be prepare for emergency responders arrival
  • Be Prepared...Be Ready! 
    Obtain current medical information (LIFE File/DNR/POLST)
    Create an emergency contact list
    Learn about where you can register to become CPR and First Aid certified
  • Community Resources
    Santa Clara County Senior Centers
    2-1-1 
    AlertSCC
    ReadySCC
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  • Fire Engine & Crew Visit - if available

 

 This program lasts approximately 1 hour.

To schedule this program,
< Request Preparing Caregivers for Emergencies (select Guest Speaker Request)

Senior Fire & Fall Prevention Program

This class focuses on fire and fall prevention, while emphasizing health and wellness.

FLSafetySeniorSafetyProgram1Program topics include:

  • 9-1-1
  • Smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm information
  • Cooking safety
  • Heating and electrical safety
  • Home escape planning
  • Fall prevention
  • Medication and sharps disposal information
  • Community Resources

FLSafetySeniorSafetyProgram2This safety program also includes a question/answer session with local firefighters and a tour of a fire engine if so desired.

This program lasts approximately 1 hour to 1.5 hours.

Senior Fire & Fall Prevention Program Flyer


To schedule this program,
< Request a Senior Fire & Fall Prevention Program 
 (select Guest Speaker Request)


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Be Ready: Seniors Prepared!

For more information and program description, visit the Emergency Preparedness section. 

 
2019 Senior Safety Series
Stay Safe! Stay Secure!...FREE safety classes scheduled in each city/town listed below

Campbell
Cupertino
Los Gatos/Monte Sereno
Los Altos
Los Altos Hills
Saratoga 
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