National Family Caregiver Support Program
The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) provides assistance to family caregivers and grandparents or other relative caregivers. Family members are the primary providers of long-term care for older adults and adults with disabilities in the United States rather than social service agencies, nursing homes or government programs. These informal caregivers provide unpaid help to those who live in the community and have Activities of Daily Living (ADL) limitations such as bathing, transferring, eating, dressing and walking.
NFCSP provides five basic services for family caregivers that include:
Those eligible for the program include: