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Workers in health and social care

an introduction for allied health professionals

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Published by Elsevier/Churchill Livingstone in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Allied health personnel -- Great Britain.,
    • Medical care -- Great Britain.,
    • Social service -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Teena J. Clouston, Lyn Westcott ; foreword by Annie Turner and Nigel Palastanga.
      ContributionsClouston, Teena J., Westcott, Lyn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR697.A4 W67 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3440176M
      ISBN 100443074887
      LC Control Number2005299979
      OCLC/WorldCa60607680

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      A thorough patient assessment will help a healthcare social worker determine what a patient’s needs are, and how these needs can be met. Healthcare social workers coordinate services such as home health care, medical equipment rentals, transportation to follow up doctor visits, and other related activities. They help clients get admitted to inpatient and outpatient services, find funding sources, fill out paperwork, . The updated third edition of the definitive text on health social work. Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of Handbook of Health Social Work is an authoritative text that offers a comprehensive review of the diverse field of health social work. With contributions from a panel of international experts in the field, the book is theory driven and solidly grounded in evidence-based.

      Goals of Practice. The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Standard for Social Work Practice in Health Care Setting (), describes eight standards of practice for health care social workers to follow. The eight goals were created as a guideline so that medical social workers would deliver excellent care.   Some healthcare social workers specialize in geriatric social work, hospice and palliative care, or medical social work. Mental health and substance abuse social workers help clients with mental illnesses or addictions. They provide information on services, such as support groups and step programs, to help clients cope with their experience in related occupation: None.


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