Social Worker Services

Social Worker counsels patientDependable Home Care provides social workers to patients and families facing chronic illness and disability to assist them cope with and manage their lives. A social worker will assess the patient's need and then create a program to provide the needed help. A social worker might help  clients who face a disability, life-threatening disease, abuse, poverty, violence, and other problems. A social worker may give counseling, discuss issues facing the patient and help them to understand and make plans to solve their problems. Social workers may also help locate resources such as support groups, or training programs and classes.

Social Workers

Social workers help individuals and families change attitudes and emotions, behaviors, and relationships to enable them to meet their personal and social needs.

Social workers confront a variety of issues including:

  • Problems related to acute and chronic illnesses
  • Mental illnesses and emotional disturbances
  • Behavioral problems and learning disorders
  • Marital and family difficulties
  • Alcohol and substance abuse

Medical social workers help people and families that face chronic health problems by giving advice  about how to deal with extended illness. Medical social workers can provide psychosocial support to patients and families so they can cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses such as cancer, AIDS, or Alzheimer's disease. Social workers may also advise family caregivers, counsel patients, and help plan for patients' needs and arrange for at-home services after patient discharge from the hospital.

Social workers providing services for a senior citizens may assess, coordinate, and monitor services such as housing, transportation, and long-term care.

Mental health  social workers assess and treat individuals with mental illness. Such services include individual therapy, and teaching skills needed for everyday living. They also may help plan for supportive services. They may also provide services to assist family members of those who suffer from mental health issues.

Social Worker Licensure

A "Licensed Master Social Worker" (LMSW) requires licensure in New York State which requires the applicant   be of good moral character, meet education requirements, meet examination requirements, and
complete training in the identification and reporting of child abuse.

NY Metro Service Area

Our nurses, aides, therapists, and social workers are caring for patients in all of the boroughs of NY city and the surrounding region including:

  • Manhattan
  • Queens
  • Brooklyn
  • Bronx
  • Staten Island
  • Nassau County

We provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In Home Evaluation

Every patient has different needs and situation. It is important to have a qualified professional help decide the services needed. Take advantage of our no-cost, no-obligation patient needs assessment.

  • We come to you to evaluate the patient's needs in the home setting.
  • We bring all the forms necessary, and handle insurance and medicaid processing.
  • It costs you nothing.
  • Please fill out our pre-assessment form or call

718 499 6066

to shedule a free no obligation appointment in the home

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Multilingual Staff

We have many nurses and aides on staff that are multilingual. We recognize that communication is key to quality health care, so we will be sure to send staff that can communicate with the patient and family and understand all the patients needs. We have staff members that speak: 

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Cantonese (Chinese)
  • Mandarin (Chinese)
  • Creole

Specially Trained Staff

Our staff is trained to provide care patients with special needs such as:

  • Geriatric Care
  • HiV/AIDS
  • Palliative Cancer Care
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Dialysis Care
  • Rehabilitative Care

We Accept These Plans & Programs

We have experience with approval and billing management for all third party pay arrangements. Our payment staff will help organize and expedite the application process, and we'll get caring staff providing service as the approval process progresses. We accept:

  • Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • No Fault
  • Disability
  • Managed Care
  • Private Pay