Staff Training Practices to Improve Patient and Family Engagement: 16 Ways to Include Family Caregivers and Prevent Discharge Delays

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on May 16, 2021 - 5:59pm CDT

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Unpublished Document

This paper is part of the AARP Supporting Family Caregivers Providing Complex Care series. It discusses 16 ways to include family caregivers and prevent discharge delays. Health care systems use new approaches to make changes in care processes, standardize specific changes that fulfill CARE Act requirements, and ensure sustained and reinforced training. Highlighted practices from the ongoing national CARE Act implementation scan include the 16 activities listed in the brief.

Susan C. Reinhard
Heather M. Young
Rita B. Choula
Karen Drenkard
Beth R. Suereth