Tag Archives: Social Workers
The Importance of Medical Social Workers in End of Life Care
Posted on March 19, 2021 Assisted Home Health & Hospice
Hospice and palliative care are end-of-life treatment options that family members often don’t understand and have difficulty discussing. Medical social workers help fill the need for families by looking at both the medical and emotional sides of the process to provide information and guidance. Hospice vs. Palliative Care Hospice is a comfort care philosophy for…
This article was posted in Hospice Care and tagged End of Life Care, MSW, Palliative Care, Social Workers.
A Social Worker’s Role in Home Care
Posted on March 12, 2020 Assisted Home Health & Hospice
For patients being discharged from a hospital or facility, having a plan in place can mean the difference between having a successful recovery and being readmitted. The healthcare industry can be daunting and confusing to navigate; but, patients are not alone. Medical social workers help patients and their families navigate these challenging times during…
This article was posted in Home Health Care and tagged Home Care, MSW, Social Workers.