Medical Social Work
KC’s Medical Social Workers evaluate and assist clients/patients and families to help them adjust to the social and emotional factors related to their health challenges in their place of residence. MSWs make assessments and work to understand each patient’s personal goals and most pressing needs. They help patients and their families cope with issues by connecting them with community resources, educating on options, and facilitating discussions between the patient and their family.
Medical Social Worker Services may include:
- Information regarding community resources, financial assistance, fiduciary services, and power of attorney services, among others.
- Financial consultations including application for financial aid.
- Assisting with identifying long-term care needs and placement, if necessary.
Home Health Aides
KC’s Home Health Aides provide health care tasks, by assisting patients in personal services such as bathing, dressing, and grooming. HHAs can help monitor a patient’s condition by observing physical and mental condition, intake and output, and exercise.
KC’s Registered Dieticians plas, organize, and conduct dietary education for agency personnel. They function as a member of the home care team with expertise in nutritional counseling by instructing care team and patients on nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics.