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Young, H. M.

When Family Caregivers Meet Health Care Institutions

Nurses have the opportunity to make a difference for caregivers.

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 20:27

Family Caregiving in Serious Illness in the United States: Recommendations to Support an Invisible Workforce

Family caregivers provide the vast majority of care for individuals with serious illness living in the community but are not often viewed as full members of the healthcare team. Family caregivers are increasingly expected to acquire a sophisticated understanding of the care recipient's condition and new skills to execute complex medical or nursing tasks, often without adequate preparation and support, and with little choice in taking on the role.

Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:54