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 4014 4804
WebsiteVisit Website
Opening Hours

Available 8.30am - 4.30pm.

Referral not required.