Location: Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre
Social workers provide a broad range of services related to social and family support services by assisting clients from various backgrounds solve issues with human relationships and enhancing their social well-being.Services may include:
Conduct assessments and develop interventions to alleviate social and personal problems
Identify needs and gaps and connect patients with community supports and resources
Empower clients to cope and problem solve during or after injury, disease or illness
Assist patients and families to navigate the healthcare system and address legal and financial issues impacting care
Provide information/education on important resources and legislation (e.g., power of attorney, guardianship, child welfare, and Protection for Persons in Care)
Provide support and resources to promote physical and mental wellbeing while also addressing social needs
Services may include:
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre
Parking and Public transportation available
Monday8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tuesday8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Wednesday8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thursday8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Friday8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Social work is available Saturday and Sunday via the Emergency Room Department.
referral not necessary, but must already be part of the department covered by the designated social worker.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
social workers can be contacted directly by clients, family, healthcare providers, and outside community agencies.