CERT & Residential Care Facilities (RCFS). Learning Objectives Energize your CERT Teams Discover local resources and locate where RCFS are in your area How to collaborate between CERT & RCFS Powerful techniques that will assist you in connecting with your
Residential Care Facilities (RCFS)
where RCFS are in your area
CERT & RCFS
you in connecting with your
special needs community
As defined in Section 1502 of the Health and Safety Code, shall mean any family home, group care facility or similar facility determined by the director of Social Services, for 24-hour nonmedical care of persons in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual. Such facilities include small family homes and social rehabilitation facilities.
align CERT for it’s purpose…
Responding to our Community
To take two existing programs and merge them to benefit the greatest good for the greatest number. Thus allowing CERT members to help high risk populations that surround them in their neighborhoods.
“It is better to be two years too early in your emergency planning, than one minute too late.”