Special Care Emergency Preparedness Association of Nova Scotia

"Plan for the worst, hope for the best"

ABOUT SCEPA

SCEPA is a provincial not-for-profit-Association registered under the Nova Scotia Societies Act focusing on Emergency Preparedness and Management for the Continuing Care sector of the Nova Scotia Health System.Our

Our membership includes emergency planners from the Continuing Care sector including, but not limited to; Long Term Care, Community Based Options, Residential Care Facilities and Home Care. We also have have seats availaibe to members of Provincial and Regional members of EMO, Fire, DCS, DOH and EHS to act in an advisory capacity.

Strategic Directions

  • to foster communication between members of the association
  • to provide training and educational programs in Emergency Management methodology, but not limited to mitigation, preparedness, response or recovery
  • to recognize individuals who have made or are makinig a significant contribution to emergency preparedness 
  • to cooperate and if possible, affiliate with other associations or incorporated bodies having similar aims and objectives 
Mission, Vision, Values

- Mission Statement -

To promote Emergency Preparedness for special care planners in Nova Scotia

- Vision Statement -

To be a leader in the field of Emergency Preparedness

- Values -

S.C.E.P.A.

Supportive

  • To be a members driven organization
  • Support the members to strive for excellence
  • To seek out the needs of the members and strive to provide the resources they require
  • Provide assistance and guidance to each other in developing the best emergency preparedness community
  • Increase the competence and confidence of members through the sharing of best practices
Collaboration
  • To foster communication and networking between members of the Association
  • To cooperate, and if possible, affiliate with other associations or incorporated bodies having similar aims and objectives
  • Provide a forum for members to explore building capacity with members of similar backgrounds
Education
  • To provide training and educational programs in Emergency Management methodology
  • To utilize recognized subject matter experts at all levels of SCEPA training
 Progressive
  • To recognize individuals who have made or are making a significant contribution to Emergency Management
  • Think outside the box
  • Be innovative in our approach to Emergency Planning for our membership
Advocacy
  • Identify relevant issues through the membership in order to action them through the appropriate authority
  • Being tenacious on issues that are not being resolved
More About SCEPA

Click here for a list of our BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Click here for a copy of our  BY-LAWS

Click here for the History of SCEPA


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