Issues surrounding healthcare can be overwhelming. At Wentworth-Douglass, social workers are here to help provide psychosocial support, resource information and assistance to patients, patient’s families, caregivers, and community members. We can help answer some of your biggest questions, such as:
Social workers are also prepared to offer emotional support and guidance when health care decisions are impacting your emotional health, including:
Social Workers can help you assess and identify needs, make referrals to support and educational groups, and help navigate future planning. They can also assist in completing a Living Will and/or Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare.
We recognize the time, commitment and energy that is required to care for your aging or sick loved one. While caregiving requires a lot of time and energy, it can also be highly rewarding. We also understand that your strength and need for support, as a caregiver, is paramount to ensuring our patients receive the care planning necessary for their health, safety, and well-being.
Social Workers at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital are available to offer education and guidance regarding caregiver resources. Each family situation is unique, and a Social Worker can partner with you to help consider the most effective and available resources based on where you are in your caregiving journey.
Trusted Resources for Caregivers
At the hospital, let any staff member know you would like to speak with a social worker.
For Wentworth Health Partners patients, please call your doctor's office and ask to speak with a social worker.
Our social workers are available daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. You can leave a message any time by calling (603) 740-2826. Please leave your name and call back number and we will return your call as soon as possible.
For your convenience, you may email us at SocialWorkServices@wdhospital.org for general information. Please do not use this email address for questions related to your care.
Patients or community members can call the social work office at (603) 740-2826.
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