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  • Social workers provide a range of support and services that may be needed when a child is admitted into hospital.

    This is done through: 

    • Counselling
    • Supporting families through times of crisis and distress
    • Providing education and information
    • Advocacy
    • Planning for returning home 
    • Referral to community agencies and supports
    • Liaising with interstate, regional and other metropolitan hospitals
    • Delivering group and support programs
    • Facilitating access to the hospital
    • Accessing practical and material assistance

    Social Work staff are located in steams:

    • Medical 
    • Surgical/ Trauma
    • Critical Care
    • Chronic Care
    • Complex Care
    • After Hours Services

    Please contact the Social Work Department to enquire about current staff allocations on 9345 6111.