Almost every family faces this dilemma at some point--a loved one needs care during the day, but family members cannot be there 24/7. Many families hire an aide to fill in the gaps.
But state law does not permit aides hired through an agency to give medicines. So the caregiver must leave work when medicines are due.
It's time to change the law and allow families to get the help they need.
Urge your State Representative to support the Share the Care Act, S.B. 27.
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To: [Decision Maker],
Delaware law 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 live at home. Families caring for a loved one need the same option.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]