Hospitals and Family Caregiver Act

CA HEALTH ADVOCATES LOOK TO CARE ACT TO REDUCE HOSPITAL READMISSIONS

 

The CARE Act ensures hospitals give instructions to a caregiver and the patient upon discharge (AARP)

By Suzanne Potter, Public News Service (originally published May 16, 2016)

May 22, 2016 (Sacramento) --  Nearly five months after it went into effect, health advocates say the CARE Act is making a big difference in the amount of education patients and their caregivers receive.