Caregiving and chronic care: the guided care program for families and friends.

@article{Wolff2009CaregivingAC,
  title={Caregiving and chronic care: the guided care program for families and friends.},
  author={Jennifer L. Wolff and Erin Rand-Giovannetti and Sara Palmer and Stephen T. Wegener and Lisa Reider and Katherine P Frey and Daniel O Scharfstein and Chad Boult},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 7},
  pages={785-91}
}
BACKGROUND The Guided Care Program for Families and Friends (GCPFF) is one component of "Guided Care" (GC), a model of primary care for chronically ill older adults that is facilitated by a registered nurse who has completed a supplemental educational curriculum. METHODS The GCPFF melds support for family caregivers with the delivery of coordinated and comprehensive chronic care and seeks to improve the health and well-being of both patients and their family caregivers. The GCPFF encompasses… CONTINUE READING

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