Social Services

Our Berks VNA Medical Social Work team provides intervention when social, emotional or environmental issues are interfering with a patient’s health care treatment or recovery. Social workers provide counseling, long-term planning, education and referrals for benefits and entitlements, community resource connections, placement and housing referral advocacy, discharge planning and brief, care-focused family counseling.

Who Can Benefit From Medical Social Work

Those with significant challenges and life stressors such as limited or distant caregiving supports
People struggling with adjustment to physical, social economic and emotional circumstances
People in need of long-term in home care plans
Patients with a need and desire to be linked to community resources and benefits