Social Workers are available to you for emotional and practical support by looking at your social situation and how kidney failure and its various treatments may impact on your lifestyle.
They operate in conjunction with the treating team to provide support to patients, family members and carers.
Social Workers assist with the following matters that often arise with kidney failure and renal replacement therapy:
- Adjustment to dialysis
- Financial and employment issues
- Support services
- Legal matters
- Family and relationship issues.