A Toolkit for Working with Family Caregivers

"Developed by United Hospital Fund, this toolkit aims to improve patient care and satisfaction during transition between healthcare settings. It is broken down into five sections: • The Basics (Caregiver identification and assessment) • Medication (reconciliation and management) • Discharge Planning • The Transition • Closing the Communication Loop Although focused on chronically or seriously ill patients, the tools can be adapted to any patient in healthcare setting. "