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Social workers play a unique role in the interdisciplinary care team. In best practice case management models, social workers work with psychosocially complex patients and family caregivers to provide psychosocial support, interventions and assistance with discharge planning.
This program will review how case management process can be used for social workers to organize their daily schedule. Our experts will review each step in the process and provide recommendations for social workers to engage with the interdisciplinary care team throughout the process.
In addition, this program will discuss the CoPs on discharge planning, home care referral, and working with patients and family care givers in a compliant environment. A detailed review of the role of a family caregiver will be reviewed in the program.
|- CM process||- Assessing patient needs||- Patient flow|
|- Documentation||- Discharge planning||- CoPs on discharge planning|
|- Home care referrals||- Homebound status||- Definition of caregivers|
|- Educating family caregivers||- The discharge planning process||- Hardwiring family caregiver processes|