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gerontology social worker

Description

Code

2635.3.14

Description

Gerontology social workers provide assistance to elderly individuals and their families helping them to cope with their biopsychosocial needs. They help connecting the elderly with community resources by gathering information about the array of services available to them. Gerontology social workers assess their clients' needs, functional capacity and health problems and liaise with medical professionals when necessary.

Alternative Labels

geriatric social worker

gerontological social worker

gerontology social worker

older adults community care social worker

older adults social worker

seniors social worker

social care gerontologist

social worker

social work gerontologist

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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