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Reminder

You must bring your healthcard and a list of your medications with you when accessing services at the hospital.

Location

500 Hogarth Ave. W
Geraldton, ON
P0T 1M0

Visiting Hours

Acute Care
1:00pm - 4:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

The Social Work office is located on the upper floor at the end of the finance hall.

 

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Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Contact

Candice Bottle
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Phone:
807-854-1862 ext. 138

Fax:
807-854-4203


 

Social Work in the Health Care setting addresses the physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being of the patient/residents, families or caregivers.

A registered Social Worker offers the following services at the hospital:

  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Assessment and Referral to community agencies
  • Multidisciplinary Discharge Planning
  • Case Management
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Practical Assistance (eg. Advance Care Directives, Housing, financial issues)
  • Stress Management
  • Education/Health prevention and promotion
  • Counseling
    • in patient ( eg. Grief/bereavement, depression/anxiety, eating disorder, adjustment etc.)
    • outpatient, short term duration
    • critical incident stress debriefing/diffusing

Other responsibilities include coordinating the volunteer programs:

  • Hospice Northwest Palliative Care
  • Volunteer (recreation and social activities)

 


 

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