Missouri News: Senator Scott Sifton Recognized for his Role in Empowering Family Caregivers



Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 23, 2019 – Missouri  State Senator Scott Sifton,  D-Affton, was recognized by AARP Missouri for his legislative efforts in passing legislation that aims to empower family caregivers.

Senate Bill 991, also known as the Caregiver, Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) ACT ensures that a hospital or ambulatory surgical center provides patients with the opportunity to designate and record their family caregiver in their medical records.  The bill also ensures the caregiver will be notified in the event the patient is discharged or transferred to another facility. 

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