At the Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville, we believe successful health care includes managing the impact an illness has on your family, communicating effectively with your care team, and taking advantage of available resources and services.
How We Can Help
Our social workers provide compassionate, professional, and culturally-sensitive assistance to help you cope with your child’s special condition, and get your family on the road to healing. Social Work teams assist our patients and families in a variety of ways:
Explaining the condition and treatments, answering questions, and talking about your feelings and concerns.
Providing ongoing needs assessment, service coordination, information and referrals, and transition to adult care
Home Health Care
Coordinating your child’s home health care needs by securing home equipment, providing referrals, and assisting with school services
Establishing and assisting clinic support groups for parents and youth
Counseling and Support
Providing talk therapy and coping strategies and making mental
Community Liaison Services
Identify state and federal programs and access non-profit services
Our Social Work Team
Coping With Complex Illnesses
For information about coping with a chronic or complex medical diagnosis, check out these articles from KidsHealth.org.
Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Jacksonville
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.