Social Workers are professionals who provide patients and families with a wide range of supports and services to help cope with issues that can accompany hospitalization.
The Social Worker provides in-patient services and referrals within the community as needed. This is an integrated position with the Timiskaming Health Unit.
In-patient services provided by the Social Worker includes:
•Support for family members
•Assistance coping with diagnosis, illness or hospitalization
•Liaison and linkage to interdisciplinary teams and community services
This service is available Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1530 hours.