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At Shiloh Hospice & Palliative Care, our dedicated team of medical social workers is here to provide invaluable resources and support to help you and your loved ones cope during this challenging journey. We understand that this time can be emotionally and mentally overwhelming for everyone involved. Our compassionate medical social workers are committed to offering a wide range of services to enhance your well-being.

Counseling Services

Our experienced medical social workers offer professional counseling services to patients, their families, and caregivers. We provide a safe and supportive environment where you can express your thoughts, fears and emotions. Our goal is to help you navigate the complex emotional challenges that often arise during this difficult time. Through counseling, we aim to promote mental and emotional well-being, improve coping strategies, and foster a sense of resilience.

Resource Referrals

We understand that accessing appropriate resources and support systems is crucial during a terminal illness or end-of-life care. Our medical social workers have extensive knowledge of community resources and can provide referrals to various organizations and agencies. Whether you need assistance with financial aid, support groups or other specialized services, our team will guide you in finding the right resources to meet your specific needs.

Advance Care Planning

Our medical social workers can assist in facilitating discussions and providing guidance on advance care planning. We understand the importance of discussing and documenting preferences for end-of-life care, including medical treatment options and decisions. We provide support to help patients and their families make informed choices aligned with their values and wishes.

Assistance with Financial Concerns

Managing financial implications can be overwhelming. Our medical social workers are well-versed in exploring available financial resources, such as insurance coverage, government assistance programs, and charitable foundations. We can assist in navigating the complex financial landscape and provide guidance to help alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with medical care.

Emotional and Spiritual Support

Our medical social workers recognize the significance of emotional and spiritual well-being during a terminal illness. We provide compassionate support and guidance to address existential questions, spiritual concerns, and existential distress. Our team works collaboratively with spiritual advisors and counselors to ensure that the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families are met.

Grief and Bereavement Support

Losing a loved one is an incredibly difficult experience. Our medical social workers offer grief counseling and bereavement support to help individuals and families navigate the grieving process. We provide a safe and supportive environment where you can express your emotions, share memories, and receive guidance on coping with grief. Our team is dedicated to accompanying you through the healing journey.

Contact Us to Learn More

At Shiloh Hospice & Palliative Care, our medical social workers are committed to providing compassionate support, resources, and guidance to patients, families, and caregivers. We understand the challenges that a terminal illness brings and are here to help you navigate this journey. Contact us today to learn more about how our medical social work services can assist you during this difficult time.

We Aim For Excellence In All That We Do.

Hospice is committed to providing compassionate support for individuals facing terminal illnesses, caring for their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being as they navigate the end of life. Similarly, palliative care shares the same philosophy of comprehensive patient care, extending its services to non-terminal patients, offering them the opportunity to lead longer, happier lives.

  • By law, all healthcare professionals must respect your choice.
  • You don’t need to use the hospice connected to your hospital.

Our dedicated team of professionals aims to ensure that every aspect of your care is tailored to your unique situation and wishes.

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