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Tell me how I can help: Meet a hospice social worker

HopeHealth

Hospice social worker Laura McGuire usually asks patients this first. The post Tell me how I can help: Meet a hospice social worker appeared first on HopeHealth. “What would you like us to know about you, so we can care for you the way you want to be cared for?” It’s just the beginning.

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Elevate Podcast: Arlen Gaines, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Director of Hospice Social Services, JSSA Hospice

Hospice News

On the Frontline of Hospice Care: The Social Worker Perspective In this episode, Hospice News Senior Reporter Holly Vossel speaks with Arlen Gaines, licensed clinical social worker and director of hospice social services at JSSA Hospice, about the turnover and retention factors among hospice social workers, a core part of the interdisciplinary team.

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Breaking Down Barriers: The Crucial Role of Social Workers in Dispelling Hospice Misconceptions

Hospice News

Social workers have an increasingly important role to play in breaking down barriers among underserved populations, including misconceptions about hospice that can deter or dampen utilization. Social workers are advocates for patient-centered care,” Bleiberg told Hospice News.

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How do palliative social workers help people living with serious illness?

HopeHealth

These teams include an additional layer of medical support to help you feel better and plan Read More The post How do palliative social workers help people living with serious illness? That’s a key benefit of palliative care. appeared first on HopeHealth.

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VA Study Finds 95% Increase in Palliative Care Utilization When Patients Have Access to Social Workers

Hospice News

Patients are more likely to receive palliative care if they can access social workers through their primary care providers, Veterans Health Administration (VA) research has found. These findings suggest that social workers may increase access to and/or use of palliative care.”.

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A safe space, a trusted resource: Meet a hospice social worker

HopeHealth

Social workers provide everything from emotional support to help with community and financial resources. The post A safe space, a trusted resource: Meet a hospice social worker appeared first on HopeHealth. Here’s how they fit into a hospice team.

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Social Workers in Home Health

AT Home Care & Hospice

Social Workers: The Glue of Home Healthcare Social work is a sector within the world of healthcare that is aimed at meeting the basic needs of individuals, families, and communities. Social workers provide support and act as advocates for patients who are working through psychological, health, family, and financial struggles.