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AARP Law Supports Family Caregiver Engagement in Discharge

March 20, 2017 - The Ohio state legislature has unanimously passed a law that will require hospitals to train and engage family caregivers in at-home patient care, easing the transition during hospital discharge. AARP Ohio proposed the AARP Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act, which requires the following of hospitals: Designate a family caregiver in the patient's medical record. Inform the family...


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AARP Law Supports Family Caregiver Engagement in Discharge

by Sara Heath

The Ohio state legislature has unanimously passed a law that will require hospitals to train and engage family caregivers in at-home patient care, easing the transition during hospital discharge. AARP Ohio proposed the AARP Caregiver Advise,...

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