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Social work

Social work focuses on improving the quality of life and enhancing the well-being of individuals, families, couples and communities.

Social work services are available to persons of all ages and without additional charge. Referrals can be made by any hospital staff, physician, community person, or the individual themselves. A physician order is not necessary.

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What it is

Social work provides professional social work services to assist you, your family, and community members, in promoting, restoring and maintaining holistic health and wellness.

Healing and wellness are maximized when your psychosocial needs are addressed and social services works collaboratively with your health care team to facilitate resolution of emotional, psychological, situational, or environmental problems that prevent you from staying well and/or maintaining your health.

The range of patient centered services includes psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, consultation, information and referral, education and advocacy.