Who Should Assess the Needs of and Care for a Dementia Patient’s Caregiver?

Using a clinical case example, we examine whether health and human service professionals have a moral obligation to assess and address the needs of family caregivers of persons with dementia and, if so, the challenges in doing so under current health care and reimbursement mechanisms. We also discuss specific strategies for involving caregivers.

Source: http://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/2016/1...