Urge your State Senator to support the "Share the Care" Act!

Delaware has about 123,000 family caregivers, looking after a loved one at home. More than half of them work full- or part-time. But Delaware law DOES NOT ALLOW an aide to give medicines to a client who is confused. So who gives medicines while the caregiver is at work?

The "Share the Care" Act will allow families to have an aide give medicines to a loved one at home. This will help caregivers balance work and family. It  will help patients avoid missed doses of medicine. It will help people stay in their own homes and avoid unwanted transfers to a nursing home. It's a win-win-win!

Delaware already allows medicines to be given by staff to children in daycare, seniors in assisted living facilities, people in group homes, and people with disabilities who have an attendant. Families caring for a confused loved one at home need the same option.

Send a message to your State Senator TODAY: Please support family caregivers with this commonsense solution - Vote "YES" on S.B. 27, the "Share the Care" Act.

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Please support S.B. 27, the "Share the Care" Act

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