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Medical Social Workers form part of the Hospice Care team at Acura Hospice Care. They provide emotional support for the patient and the family members while also giving them access to community resources that can help in their hospice situation.

Medical Social Work

  • Support for Emotional Adjustments to Lifestyle Changes
  • Assistance with Inpatient and Outpatient Services
  • Hospital discharge arrangements on behalf of Client
  • Facilitating Advance Directives (Living Will or Power of Attorney)
  • Guidance on Healthcare Policies
  • Counseling for the Patient about Terminal Illness
  • Community Resource Planning
  • Supportive Case Work
  • Helping the Family Adjust to Loss or Change
  • Health Crisis Intervention
  • Group Counseling

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