We may think we’ve been doing a great job at patient and family education, but our patients and families don’t seem to agree. AARP is now urging state lawmakers to enact The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act.
The bill features three provisions:
— The name of the family caregiver is recorded when a loved one is admitted into a hospital or rehabilitation facility;
— The family caregiver is notified if the loved one is to be discharged to another facility or back home; and,