Medical Social Worker

Social workers evaluate the social and emotional factors affecting ill and disabled individuals by providing counseling and identifying available community resources.
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Need for Community Services:

  • Alternative Living Arrangement
  • Need of Higher Level of Care
  • Need for referral to SNF / B & C
  • Set up referral to Community Agencies
  • Need for Transportation Services

Explore Care Giving Status / Situation:

  • Need for In-Home Support Services
  • High Risk for Safety / Unsafe Living Condition
  • Issues of Neglect / Abuse / APS Referral
  • Lives Alone (may pose danger to self)

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  • End of Life Care (Family Intervention)
  • Advance Directives need / DNR
  • Change in Body Image
  • Recent Loss of Family / Spouse / Significant Other
  • Denial for Illness / Care Needs
  • Long Term Care Planning

Financial Assistance

  • Referral to SSA / SSI / Medi-Cal / Medicare
  • Assistance with Medicare / Medi-Cal Application

Social Work Services are a vital component of our home health care program at West Coast Nursing Ventura, Inc. and we focus on meeting the psychosocial needs of our patients and their families. Our top priority is to improve and/or maintain the functional, social, emotional, and physical health of every patient while strengthening the coping skills of their families and caregivers. Our Team of Medical Social Workers will also provide the needed community resources available to you and your loved ones.

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