Social work

Learn more about social work at Monash Health.

Social Workers are available at all Monash Health sites to assist patients, their families and carers to help navigate the health system, and ensure that your social, emotional and cultural needs are met.  Monash Health Social Workers work alongside medical, nursing and other allied health staff as part of the multi-disciplinary treating team.

The Social Work service is free and confidential, and is available to all inpatients and outpatients of Monash Health.

 Services offered

  • Psychosocial Assessment
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Counselling
  • Access to community services
  • Bereavement support
  • Advocacy—to help address your needs
  • Information & Referral Liaison between hospital and community service providers.