Helping You Make Informed Decisions
CCBC is an affiliate of the Ohio Council for Home Care & Hospice. The CCBC supports the delivery of community based care through consumer education and public awareness.
Emergency Preparedness Checklists for Families
Emergencies happen when you least expect them. Therefore, it is important to be prepared for the unexpected. The following checklists will help you and your family prepare for a natural disaster or power outage.
Additional Information & Resources:
Ohio Emergency Management Agency – (614) 889-7150 (24-hour contact)
View a short video on emergency preparedness. This short video from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) explains key preparation steps including making a plan and building a kit.
Fall-Proofing Your Home
The National Institute of Health (NIH) provided guidance on how individuals can fall-proof their homes. A few of the recommended changes are arranging furniture to give you plenty of room to walk freely, installing handrails on both sides of stairs and walkways, and improving lighting.
Download a checklist brochure from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help prevent falls at home.
Advance Care Planning
It is important your loved ones know your choices before a medical crisis occurs.
Dealing with Problems
Find contact numbers to help you resolve problems health care at home services.
Learn about additional services provided through community based care programs to help individuals remain at home.
Glossary of Terms
View a glossary of terms related to health care at home.
Find useful links to connect you to state and federal organizations.
Find links to trusted resources for caregiving and health topics.