December 2019, Volume 119, Issue 12; AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):49-57, December 2019
This video is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, being published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part the AARP Public PolicyInstitute’s No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren’t given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members.
The thought of managing a gastrostomy tube, or G-tube, at home can be scary. This video streamlines the process and offers tips and techniques to aid both the person and the family caregiver managing this challenging situation.