The social worker promotes change, problem solving in human relationships, encourages help along with promoting advocacy and empowerment.
Working with clients on an individual and Group Basis on issues such as adjustment to changing life situations as a result of illness, bereavement, Separations, Trauma, Suicide etc.
Support will be offered to families, older persons, vulnerable adults with disabilities, short term counselling and referral to appropriate long term service will be offered where necessary.
Unfortunately there is no Social Worker on the Stillorgan Primary Care Team at present
Our older persons section has information on the Nursing Homes Support Scheme, your Benefits and Financial Entitlements,
how to Protect yourself from falls, Protecting Older People, and more or see our useful resources page for lots more tips and links
See http://freedemliving.com/ for short videos on Dementia and memory loss
Information on dementia
Charity providing friendship to the elderly
Age Action Care & Repair Programme for "odd jobs" - Charity for older people
Information on Social Welfare Entitlements
Information on Housing Welfare