Posted by Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook on 09/08/2015

Social Worker

Comfort Life Care AMDC
Elkridge, MD

Employment Type

Identifying the emotional and social needs of participants during the rendering of medical day care services; Maintaining linkages with community support resources for the participant including relatives, friends, and other care providers; Counseling to improve the participant's response to the plan of care, chronic condition, and prospects for recovery or stabilization, but does not include diagnosing or treating mental disorders; Counseling a participant and a participant's family in the availability and utilization of public and private community agency services, referral to, and coordination of these services; Assisting participants in obtaining those health care services which are not available through the medical day care center (such as vision care, podiatry, medical equipment, etc.); Counseling participants individually to assist with acclimation to the medical day care center's services and to promote active involvement in their plan of care; Coordinating and implementing group and family counseling in conjunction with plan of care goals; Writing notes in the participant's records that reflect the social work activities performed; and Participating in the multidisciplinary team meetings; and Conduct supervisory monitoring of care provided to participants of the Comfort Life Care Adult Medical Day to assure that services provided are appropriate and goals established are attainable. Communicate with other health care providers to ensure appropriate on-going care. Encourage preventive health practices including providing the client with health knowledge necessary for the maintenance and/or improvement of health. Meets with patient representatives and patients to review Service Plans and assist in the development of Plans of Care Participates in the Orientation and Annual Training of Clinical and Administrative Staff.

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