Medical Social Worker

Navigating the world of healthcare when you’re already coping with illness or recovery can be overwhelming. Ameristar Home Healthcare’s medical social workers connect clients and families with financial and community resources, assist with insurance issues and advance directives, and provide guidance and support. They do this by helping with:

  • Assessment of psychological, emotional or economic factors that affect clients and their families
  • Counseling
  • Crisis intervention
  • Assistance with locating and obtaining community resources
  • Guidance with advance directives (power of attorney for health care or living will)
  • Planning for alternative living arrangements or supported living
  • Hospital discharge assistance
  • Finding financial resources for health care
  • Assistance with Medicare/Medicaid
  • Support during a health crisis