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

•Psycho-Social Assessments

•Crisis Intervention

•Short-Term Counseling


•Liaison and linkage to interdisciplinary teams and community services          

This service is available Monday to Friday between 0800 and 1530 hours.