Springfield Hospital’s Social Work and Case Management Department’s staff are here to assist patients, caretakers and families navigate the world of healthcare to be better able to deal with the consequences of illness and disability by providing advice, information and support. The hospital social worker or RN case manager will assist patients to organize services required for discharge to facilitate a safe and timely discharge. Your social worker or case manager acts as a client advocate, educator, advisor, and coordinator of care.
Care coordination includes services such as: home health care, medical equipment rentals, transportation to follow up provider visits, and other related activities. This might often include referrals to inpatient and outpatient services, funding sources, and community support resources for families.
The services of the social work and case management department are included with your stay at Springfield Hospital and are a resource for you and your family.