Medical Social Services

Medical Social Workers are the entry point into the world of Home Health. The MSW provides medical social services within the scope of MSW practice standards in collaboration with primary care physicians and other members of the health care team and teaches and educates Clients and their families.

What Is Medical Social Services at Home?

Our home health medical social workers assist patients and family members with a myriad of issues including cultural, medical, social, financial, and psychological needs. They are an invaluable support for patients as they begin home health services and provide them with various options and resources that reduce the difficulties inherent in adjusting to all kinds of temporary medical conditions. Medical social workers are trained to provide emotional support and comfort for individuals enduring anxiety and stress precipitated by hospitalization, injury, or illness.

What Type of Medical Social Workers Do You Provide?

Medical Social Worker (MSW)

The MSW provides medical social services within the scope of MSW practice standards in collaboration with primary care physicians and other members of the health care team and teaches and educates Clients and their families. Medical Social Services in the home is performed.

Qualifications:

  • A Masters or Doctorate degree from a social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • Will have a minimum of one (1) year experience in Social Work in a health care setting, preferably in the homecare setting
  • Currently licensed in VA
  • Must have a criminal background check and any other required checks
  • Current CPR certification

Social Worker Assistant (BSW)

The BSW provides medical social services within the scope of BSW practice standards in collaboration with primary care physicians and other members of the health care team and teaches and educates clients and their families. Licensed Social Services in the home is performed under the supervision of the Masters Medical Social Worker.

Qualifications:

  • At least, BA degree with major studies in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology from a 4 year college or university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
  • A current license in VA
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in case work or counseling in a health care setting or social services delivery system, prefer home care setting
  • Criminal Background & other required checks
  • Current CPR certification.

Passion Home Health Care Solutions is a Trusted Skilled Nursing Home Care Solutions provider in the Danville, South Boston, Roanoke, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudoun, Newport News, Richmond and Vienna Virginia surrounding areas.

Medical Social Services at Home in Vienna, VA by Passion Home Health Solutions

What Services are Discussed with the Medical Social Services Team?

Some of the amazing benefits of Medical Social Workers you or your loved one may experience include:

  • Reduced stress
  • Improved self-esteem
  • More social interaction
  • Enhanced communication
  • Recommend services such as OT and PT etc.
  • Patient can recover at home where they are more comfortable
Devoted to building impactful long term relationships that will benefit the entire family and the community we serve.
Our experienced team of care management specialists are there to ensure the highest quality of care is consistently provided.

Are you ready for our personalized, compassionate, and affordable one-on-one senior skilled home care services in Vienna, VA?