Social Services Department
The Social Services
Department offers general social work services to all inpatients, out-patients and their families
at Millcreek Community Hospital. Services offered are discharge planning, placement services,
psychosocial assessments, short term counseling, information and/or referral, and transportation
needs. The Social Services Department seeks to ensure that each patient receives a continuation
of health care needs after hospitalization and is matched with the appropriate resources in the
The development and implementation of the policies and procedures
concerning the scope of conduct of social work services are provided by qualified personnel under
the direction of the Social Services Manager in collaboration with appropriate clinical and
administrative representatives. The policies/procedures are consistent with hospital and medial
staff rules and regulations relating to patient care.
Volunteers are needed to assist various hospital departments
with filing, copying, assembling packets, special projects, etc. Hours are established between the
volunteer coordinator and the volunteer. Volunteers can choose the hours they wish to volunteer as
well as the department they want to volunteer in.