Research & Policy Library
Posted April 2, 2014
Family caregivers are integral to helping older adults and people with disabilities remain in their homes, but caregiver stress can become a barrier. This report examines the results of a survey assessing how well caregiver needs are addressed when individuals are evaluated for state home-and community based programs. The report posits that the caregiver should be assessed directly, and identified caregiver needs should be addressed in the care plan.