The Pottstown VNA’s Medical Social Work team provides intervention when social, emotional or environmental issues are interfering with a patient’s health care treatment or recovery.
Counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements are just some of the services the Pottstown VNA’s Social Work team offers. We also provide community resource connections, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief, care-focused family counseling.
Who Can Benefit From Medical Social Work?
- Those with significant challenges and life stress such as limited or distant caregiving support
- People struggling with adjustment to physical, social economic and emotional circumstances
- People in need of long-term in home care plans
- Patients with a need to be linked to community resources and benefits