Social Workers Impact Community Health in Many Ways
The theme for 2021 Social Work Month, is “Social Workers are Essential”. After the difficulties of the past year, this may be more evident than ever! There are many individuals, families, and groups that have benefitted from the assistance of a social worker this year to access: health information, assistance, safety, equipment, counseling, etc. They contribute to the health and well being of a community in so many ways.
Social Workers can Provide Significant Assistance in Home Care
In home health care, I have had the privilege of working with many social workers, who were very helpful with difficult situations. Many patients need assistance to access resources, understand insurance, complete living wills, etc. Many caregiving situations can be emotional and stressful. A Social Worker can gather and provide pertinent information to help a family understand their options, and help them find the best caring solutions for their loved one.
Social Work Related Topics to Look for this Month
- Encouraging Words
- Caregiver Support
- When to get a Social Worker Involved
- Living Will Information
- Accessing Care and Equipment
- Preventing Re Hospitalization
- Top Issues in Patient Safety
- Home Safety Tips
Social Work Related Quotes:
When Action Meets Compassion, Lives Change. -Social Worker
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle. -Plato
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived–that is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life. – Mary Rose McGeady
Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves. -Proverbs 31:8
Cute Gift Ideas for your Favorite on the Go Social Worker (or yourself!)
Here is a FREE March calendar you can download and use for patient or family care:
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