The goal of the Department of Social Services here at Bibb Medical Center is to provide comprehensive biopsychosocial supportive services.
Performing biopsychosocial assessments to determine physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs
Providing psychosocial supportive counseling and crisis intervention to residents coping with life challenging medical diagnoses, chronic illness, and situational anxiety/depression, and grief related to loss of ability
Coordinating post-acute care and comprehensive discharge planning in accordance to the needs of each individual and their family/caregiver by arranging home health, home hospice, and for the provision of home medical equipment
Assistance with health care decision making and completing advanced directives/living wills
Referrals & education on community resources for financial assistance, supplemental insurance, medication assistance, housing options, nursing home placement, and special programs for older adults
Coordinating family meetings and care plan conferences with the interdisciplinary care team
Molly Averette, LBSW