Medical Social Worker

Being able to adjust to normal functioning in relation to your family and community can be a challenge after a traumatic accident, debilitating illness or major surgery. A medical social worker can help assess and provide the necessary assistance to make that transition easier. This is yet another service provided through Centric Healthcare.

What does a Medical Social Worker Do?

A medical social worker or health care social worker helps to manage and coordinate various aspects of your recovery plan. They are often instrumental in helping to ease the transition from leaving a facility to becoming fully independent in your home. Though these professionals tend to focus in areas like public health, geriatric, palliative, and inpatient medical or mental health care, they tend to work in an interdisciplinary setting with numerous health care professionals from various branches.

Discharge planning often requires a wide variety of services from a wide variety of professionals and a medical social worker helps make that happen as smoothly as possible by providing support to client and family members such as:

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Discharge planning

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Grief counseling

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Referrals for services

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Psychological counseling

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Case management

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Local, state, and federal assistance programs

In essence, without a clinical social worker, the broad plan of your recovery and the numerous individuals necessary to carry it out would fall on your own shoulders or upon the shoulders of a family member.

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Medical Social Worker

Being able to adjust to normal functioning in relation to your family and community can be a challenge after a traumatic accident, debilitating illness or major surgery. A medical social worker can help assess and provide the necessary assistance to make that transition easier. This is yet another service provided through Centric Healthcare.

 

What does a Medical Social Worker Do?

A medical social worker or health care social worker helps to manage and coordinate various aspects of your recovery plan. They are often instrumental in helping to ease the transition from leaving a facility to becoming fully independent in your home. Though these professionals tend to focus in areas like public health, geriatric, palliative, and inpatient medical or mental health care, they tend to work in an interdisciplinary setting with numerous health care professionals from various branches.

Discharge planning often requires a wide variety of services from a wide variety of professionals and a medical social worker helps make that happen as smoothly as possible by providing support to client and family members such as:

Z

Discharge planning

Z

Grief counseling

Z

Referrals for services

Z

Psychological counseling

Z

Case management

Z

Local, state, and federal assistance programs

In essence, without a clinical social worker, the broad plan of your recovery and the numerous individuals necessary to carry it out would fall on your own shoulders or upon the shoulders of a family member.

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