Health and Community Service Agencies have a responsibility to plan for bushfire emergencies. This ensures the health and safety of their direct care workers and staff, and to improve the safety of their in-home clients.
Implementing processes from the following guide will assist Agencies to adopt and embed policies which help them to prepare and respond to bushfire emergencies affecting their direct care workers and in-home clients. This guideline also forms part of business continuity planning that helps Agencies to prepare for a disruptive event.
SUPPORTING INFORMATION & RESOURCES
The Agency Guide above is supported by a range of resources and information, including
resources specifically developed for service providers and their clients.
for a full listing of DFES's bushfire publications.