Social Worker Calvary Mater Hospital

Social Work involves working with patients to help them achieve goals and ensure safe discharge from hospital back into the community. Social work is carried out in collaboration with patients and families as well as Doctors, Nurses and other Allied Health Professionals.

At Calvary Mater Newcastle, Social Workers help patients with:

Support of patients and families during admission

Adjusting to illness

Accessing community based services

Considerations regarding health care

Bereavement counselling

Trauma or domestic violence counselling

Coordinating family meetings

Discharge planning

Aged care placements Information and education

Post surgery services

Short term counselling

Transport options

Referrals for financial assistance

Referrals for legal assistance

Support groups

Referral for accommodation support

Waratah NSW 2298
Phone02 4921 1211
WebsiteVisit Website
Opening Hours

Available 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Referral not required.