Social Work Services
Jackie Price - Social Worker
Jackie completes social assessments which assist the wider Hospice team to provide the best possible support to patients and their families/whanau.
This involves advocacy, as well as providing information and referrals to other agencies as required. Jackie can provide information and assistance with a variety of resources including Meals on Wheels, Medical alarms, Mobility Parking, Enduring Powers of Attorney, Wills, Rest Home placements, and Work and Income entitlements including Funeral grants.
Jackie also assists with discharge planning within Te Rangimarie Hospice and completes visits to community patients at home and patients in either Hawera or New Plymouth hospital.