Social worker

The renal social worker helps you and your family/friends/carers adjust to changes in your lives by providing support, advice and information about issues arising from having a long term condition lie renal failure. As part of the renal team, they provide advice and assitance on :

  • Benefits & finances
  • Work issues
  • Grants from charities
  • Arranging holidays
  • Applying for holiday grants
  • Practical help at home
  • Referral to occupational therapists for aids and adaptations
  • Liaison with housing departments
  • Hospital discharge planning
  • Residential and nursing homes
  • Supportive counselling
  • Support for family & carers

Information about living life to the full can be found here.

Contact information for the St George's Social Worker can be found here.