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 The Hospice Social Workers make regularly scheduled visits.  Social workers are good listeners and respect your confidentiality.  The social worker is familiar with the many feelings and stresses that arise when you or your loved one is ill.


Hospice Social Workers:


*   Provide emotional support, helping the patient and family members cope and adjust to the life-threatening illness of the patient and the impact on everyone in the family.

*    Help with explaining serious illness and death to children

*    Give information and guidance about:

        Insurance coverage and filing claims

        Financial Aid

        Community services

        Funeral Planning

        Legal problems

*     Assist families in communicating more openly and helping to find ways to fulfill individual and family needs: and

*     Provide information and guidance about loss and the normal grief process.

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