§ 40-8.11-2. Definitions.
(a) "Caregiver assessment" is defined and refers to a systematic process of gathering information about a caregiving situation to identify the specific problems, needs, strengths, and resources of the family caregiver, as well as the caregiver's ability to contribute to the needs of the care recipient.
(b) The term "family caregiver" is defined and refers to any relative, partner, friend, or neighbor who has a significant relationship with, and who provides a broad range of assistance for, an older adult or an adult or child with chronic or disabling conditions.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 457, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 469, § 2.)