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The Social Welfare Department is aimed at supporting patients not only at times of actue crisis but during long periods of chronic illness. As counselor, The SWO'S and ASWO'S Primary goal is to help patients and Family Members Adopt to the stresses of diagnosis and treatment with in today's complex health care system. ASWO's Major focus is to support the optimum adaptation of all patients to their cancer.

Objectives :
1. Enabling the patients to function, physically, socially, emotionally at the highest level possible within the constraints of the disease and treatment.
2. Mobilizing and potentiating the patients support system.
3. To facilitate the patients care of the treatment and rehabilitation during the course of treatment.
4. To patient’s income assessment and to provide the appropriate care facilities by the SW Department.
5. The patients and attender to cope-up with the ailments during their future plans.

1. Work load of Social Welfare Department

2. SWO'S and ASWO'S role is that of dealing with the emotional and social aspects of the illness through the medium of sound relationships with the patients, doctors, Nurses and other Para-medical staff.

3. To make patients aware of the treatment.

4. To provide psychological and Emotional problems of the patients and their family members, arising from the illness through individual counseling and family therapy.

5. Bereavement preparation and support

6. Improve Communication and family relationship to foster mutual support among family members.

7. Train voluntaries to serve the needs of patients, Family member and health agencies.

8. Breast rehabilitation and Lymphedemas care

9. Attending to cases referred by concerned unit doctors

10. Pre-Operative counseling

11. Education And awareness program such as cancer detection camps.

12. Organizing blood camps.

13. Cultural activities, by Department of Kannada and culture Library play home.





Last Updated: 25-05-2021 10:17 AM Updated By: Admin

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