Illness or disability can create physical, emotional and financial stress for patients and families. To assist with these issues, a social worker is available as part of your healthcare team. The social worker can help you with:
- Psychosocial assessment.
- Information and referral to community resources.
- Financial assistance.
- Discharge planning.
- Supportive counseling.
- Patient education.
- Advance directives.
- Case management services for patients living with cancer, sickle cell disease or HIV.
If you wish to speak to a social worker please call:
- University Health Truman Medical Center: 816.404.3200.
- University Health Lakewood Medical Center: 816.404.9305.