As medical social workers, we have to assess patients' social, financial, and emotional needs and feelings. We assess the patients' needs and communicate them to the other concerned parties so that they can take care of the needs and feelings during treatment. Our job requires us to educate the patient's family about the health status of the patients and teach them how to take care of the patient. We also make sure to provide all the required services to the patient.
- restoring balance in the patient's life
- helping the patient in recovery and helping him or her to fix with the community well
- providing counseling to those who need it