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Interprofessional Family Caregiving Competencies and Family Caregiver Domains of Preparedness

Developed by faculty in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis in conjunction with national and international experts in family caregiving, these competencies and domains outline the knowledge and ability necessary for health care professionals to work with family caregivers and the areas needed to assess family caregivers’ readiness to assume the role.

Download the Interprofessional Family Caregiving Competencies

Download the Family Caregiver Domains of Preparedness

 

NLN and the Home Alone AllianceSM

The National League for Nursing is a member of the Home Alone AllianceSM, a collaborative of AARP.  The Home Alone AllianceSM is a partnership of public, private, and nonprofit sector organizations coming together to change the way health care organizations and professionals interface with family caregivers. Selected resources developed by Home Alone AllianceSM partners are below. 

Home Alone Revisited: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Care - A special report by the founding members of the Home Alone Alliance.

AARP Caregiver Resource Center - Landing webpage for all AARP caregiving resources.

AARP Family Caregiving How-To Video Series - Videos in English and Spanish that seek to provide family caregivers with simple, concrete instruction on a variety of topics.

AARP Tips for Caregiving at Home - Tips for addressing safety issues and finding help when your role is home-based.

Preparing to Care: A Caregiving Planning Guide for Families - A resource guide for families developed by AARP to help make the job more manageable.

AARP Family Caregiving Guide - Interactive help for first-time family caregivers.