The Case Management & Social Work Department assists patients with their hospital stay and discharge arrangements. The staff includes social workers and registered nurse case managers who monitor your hospital stay from admission to discharge. The case manager works closely with your attending physician to expedite tests or treatment to prevent unnecessary or prolonged hospitalization.
The social worker assists the patient with placement in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, if necessary. In addition, social workers provide counseling services for FHMC patients and their families. The department is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.