GP Social Work Connect

DO YOU HAVE PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC and/or COMPLEX HEALTH CARE CONDITIONS?

SOCIAL WORKERS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

TO SEE PATIENTS VIA HOME VISIT OR AT THEIR GP'S PRACTICE

 
The GP Social Work Connect Program is a free, short term service to all GP patients within the Ryde, Hunters Hill, Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai Local Government Areas (LGAs).
 
Primary Community Care Services are available to assist GP patients to:
  • Assess needs;
  • Provide information;
  • Arrange referrals to appropriate services;
  • Liaise with community providers; and
  • Act as a resource to General Practice.

 

Eligibility
 
Suitable patients should have two (2) or more of the following:
  • Chronic and/or complex health care conditions (not mental illness)
  • Recent hospitalisations and at risk of representing without supports activated
  • Experiencing difficulty navigating and accessing support services
  • A carer who requires support and assistance
 
Referral Process
 
A simple one (1) page GP Social Work Connect Referral Form
 
(Medical Director and Best Practice Templates also available)
 
Contact
 
For further information please contact PCCS Intake on 9477 8700

GP Social Work Connect

Do you have patients with chronic and/or complex health care conditions?

 

GP Social Work Connect is a service for patients with chronic and/or complex health care conditions. Social Workers are now available to see patients either via home visits or at the GP's practice.

This is a free, short term service to all GP patients within the Ryde/Hunters Hill/Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai LGAs.

Primary & Community Care Services are available to assist GP patients to:

  • Assess needs;
  • Provide information;
  • Arrange referrals to appropriate services;
  • Liaise with community providers; and
  • Act as a resource to General Practice.

Suitable patients should have two (2) or more of the following:

  • Chronic and/or complex health care conditions (not mental illness)
  • Recent hospitalisations and at risk of representing without supports activated
  • Experiencing difficulty navigating and accessing support services
  • A carer who requires support and assistance

For more information

For more information on the GP Social Work Connect service and how to refer, please contact Primary & Community Care Services Intake on phone 9477 8700