Edina Care and Rehabilitation Center storm planby Paul Tosto, Minnesota Public Radio
Edina Care and Rehabilition Center
•Location: 6200 Xerxes Avenue South, Edina
•Cares for approximately 130 residents
Although this facility is not in the direct path of our hypothetical tornado, the emergency plan would be put into place once a tornado warning is issued.
On-site supervisors would announce the alert building wide over the public address system.
Residents who are ambulatory would be moved to designated safety areas. Doors to residents' rooms would then be closed and rooms would be monitored.
Residents with limited mobility, who could not be moved to a shelter area, would be relocated into interior bathrooms if possibe.
If that is not an option, residents who are bed ridden would be moved away from outside walls and windows. Staff would pull the privacy curtain and cover the residents with extra blankets to provide additional protection from debris. They would remain in that situation until an "all clear" is sounded.