Unformatted text preview: obligation to help Mrs. W find the best care and socialization situation. They had to look into coverage, and assess the financial assets to aid in the care of Mrs. W. Assisted living is the best course of action for this situation. This still allows the patient independents with medical staff available to help follow progress. After Mrs. W has a stroke and other illnesses follow it seems that long-term care is the only alternative. The social workers challenge here is finding a way to cover the cost. Although there is not an alternative to long-term care, this will initiate many hardships. Much work will go into making sure that all costs are covered for her and that there are no bumps in the road financially to care for her medically until the end....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Long-term care, Mrs. W