Clinical & Interdisciplinary Services

SOCIAL WORK

Social workers are an integral part of your Louis Brier experience. Upon admission to Louis Brier Home & Hospital, social work will be the first point of contact. Social workers will assist with completion of admissions documents, provides orientation to the facility, conducts psychosocial assessments, and assigns a doctor to the resident based on our Physician Neighborhood Model. This model aims to keep doctor assignments localized to one unit to offer seamless delivery of care to all Residents.

Throughout your stay at Louis Brier Home & Hospital, our social workers provide psychological and emotional support, resource counselling, advocacy, and facilitate care conferences for residents and families. Social workers help to foster and encourage an environment of Person-Centred Care that impacts all aspects of care. Social work support services provided to residents and families at Louis Brier Home & Hospital include but are not limited to:

  • Brief individual & family counselling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Grief counselling
  • Mental health assessments & support
  • Group therapy facilitation
  • Goals of care discussions
  • End of life decisions
  • Life transition support
  • Coping strategies
  • Connection to community resources
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