The Fire Protection Research Foundation is co-sponsoring this week's "Summit on National Trends in Delivery of Health and Long Term Care: Implications for Safety Codes and Standards" in Baltimore, on Wednesday, July 21.
Summary: Significant changes are underway in how delivery of healthcare, long term care and personal care is being handled in 2010 and beyond. Many of these changes or trends will influence NFPA health care codes and standards. This summit is designed to bring members of NFPA Technical Committees and health care industry leaders together to learn about these trends and changes, determine what areas can be addressed in both near-and long-term time frames. Featured presentations will include:
- cultural change in long term care facilities
- trends in home health care models
- hospital design in 2010 beyond