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Medical Social Work

Medical Social Worker Farmington Hills MI - Assisted Living, Nurses - At Home Health Services - bWhen a person becomes ill or is recuperating from an illness, it is disruptive to their life and often times to their family as well. Generally, people don’t know how to help or who to ask for help.

In the home care setting, it is the role of the social worker to assess the strengths and deficits of the individual and or family, to counsel, and educate and provide new ways of coping to reduce the stress and strain that the illness has placed upon the individual and family unit and establish a patient centered plan of care.

The social worker performs an assessment of needs to ensure a safe environment, whether it is a physical setting or ensuring that the individual is not neglected, abused or exploited. The social worker counsels and educates in order to explore options of community resources and develop with the individual and their family a realistic long term care plan thereby improving the individuals’ quality of life.

Below is a list of services that a medical social worker provides:

  • Community Resource Initiatives

  • Counseling

  • Nursing Home & Assisted Living Placement

If you have any additional questions regarding our services, please call 248-539-8400 to talk with one of our clinical specialists.