Social Work - Memphis VA Medical Center
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Memphis VA Medical Center

 

Social Work

Social Work Service is an integral part of  healthcare at the Memphis VA Medical Center.  Social Work Service provides comprehensive, high quality assessment/treatment services to Veterans with a wide variety of psychosocial problems. We provide Community Home Health Services, Community Nursing Home Services, discharge planning and many other services to meet the needs of the Veterans.  Social Workers are available to assist patients and their families with referrals for VA and Community Resources and are available to provide assistance both in inpatient and outpatient capacities.  The Social Work Service Administrative office is located in the Bed Tower Suite F101 across from ENT/Audiology.  The contact number is (901) 523-8990 extension 5152/5151

Services Offered

The scope of services offered by Social Work Service includes -

  • information, linkage and referral
  • discharge planning
  • financial assistance referral
  • assistance with nursing home placement
  • transportation assistance
  • community home health services
  • caregive support
  • medical foster home/adult day services
  • homemaker home health aide services
  • social assessment, intervention, and aftercare services
  • referral for physical, psychological and/or sexual abuse
  • combat veteran services
  • transition and care management services/formerly OEF/OIF

Individual, Family and Group Counseling and Treatment Services are provided

  • to veterans needing assistance with interpersonal relationships and social activities
  • to help veterans and their families understand and adjust to an illness or disability
  • to veterans and family members who want to prepare advance directives and durable powers of attorney for health care
  • to help veterans and their families cope with terminal illness
  • to veterans who engage in decision-making, problem-solving, and participation in the care that they receive

Contact Info

Location

  • Bed Tower, Room F105
    Memphis VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 901-523-8990 Ext. 5152
  • 901-523-8990 Ext. 5151

Hours of Operation

  • M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.