• Study
  • Published October 2015

The Family Caregiver Activation in Transitions (FCAT) tool: a new measure of family caregiver self-efficacy.

Efforts to improve patient safety during care transitions have had mixed success, possibly due to failure to effectively engage family and caregivers in the transition process. This study reports on the development and validation of a novel survey instrument that measures family and caregivers' preparation and self-efficacy around supporting patients at the time of hospital discharge.

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