The Fiona Stanley Hospital Social Work service is for adult out-patients who have a diagnosis of Haemophilia, von Willebrand Disease or other bleeding disorder. The Social Worker is located at the Haemophilia Treatment Centre Mondays and Thursdays 8:00am to 4:30pm.
The role includes psychosocial assessment, counselling and psycho-social support for individuals and family, provision of resource information and coping strategies, access to community services and advocacy. The service covers a wide variety of issues that affect the Haemophilia and Bleeding Disorders community including ageing, disability, adjustment, relationships, and financial management.
Referrals to Social Work
- Clinic referral
- Community agency referral