New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Findings
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presentations (communicative events)
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SubjectsNew Jersey's Medicaid Global Options (GO) Waiver
Jersey Assistance to Community Caregivers (JACC) Program
informal caregivers caring for loved ones
improving informal caregivers knowledge and skills
Hilltop Policy Analyst Aaron Tripp, MSW, gave a presentation at the 2013 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in Chicago on March 14, 2013. New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Findings—which has been presented before and continues to spark interest—discussed highlights of Hilltop’s evaluation of the Pilot Program, which was designed to improve the knowledge and skills of family caregivers for beneficiaries enrolled in waiver programs following a caregiver self-assessment. Implications for health care and social service professionals to better recognize and support families as partners in care and recommendations for further expansion of caregiver assessments were addressed.