New York State’s CARE Act: A Guide for Patients and Family Caregivers

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The New York State CARE (Caregiver Advise, Record, and Enable) Act requires hospitals to give patients the opportunity to name a family caregiver willing to be part of planning for discharge and providing care at home; New York is one of more than 30 states that have adopted similar legislation. A new guide for patients and caregivers—in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian, and in full-length and abbreviated versions—explains how the law affects patients and their family caregivers and what they can expect in relationship to it during the hospital stay and on discharge home. 

Copyright: 2017
Published: 02.17.2017

 

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