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Medical Social Work

Code: LH-6300.5500

Programs that provide support services for patients and their families during hospitalization and upon discharge, for people receiving outpatient services, for previous patients and for other people not previously associated with the facility who need the service. Included are consultation and the coordination of available services for the patient's continuing care at home or in a short or long-term care facility; or whatever other support may be needed to help resolve the logistical, social and psychological problems related to the illness.

See Also:

Sociology Research (TR-8000.8100)

Psychiatric Case Management (RP-6400.8000-600)

Case/Care Management (PH-1000)

Personal Health Care Advocate Services (LH-6300.6550)

Pastoral Care (LH-6300.6400)

Schools of Social Work (HD-6000.6200-760)