Support / Professional Services

Social Work

Services

Our social workers work closely with other members of the health care team to provide care to patients dealing with illness, depression, anxiety, interpersonal conflicts and other psychosocial issues. Interventions may be with patients, families, caregivers, hospital and community support services and may include the following:

  • psychosocial assessment
  • counselling for individuals, families or groups
  • patient and family education
  • resource counselling
  • discharge planning
  • care co-ordination and case management
  • advocacy
  • consultation