Social Services

Lakeland Health Care Center’s (LHCC) Social Services Department is responsible for independently identifying and documenting the psychosocial and emotional needs of residents.

Services Include:

  • Address complaints by residents or family members.
  • Addressing the psycho social needs of residents and their family members, and offer support.
  • Assist in discharge planning, including coordinating with community resources regarding alternate placement from LHCC to other community/health care facilities. Arrange resident/family care conferences.
  • Assist residents in maintaining their highest level of functioning and positive existence.
  • Collaborate with family and physicians to make hospice referrals when appropriate, and address end of life issues.
  • Partner with psychiatric providers to ensure that resident’s mental health needs are met.
  • Provide educational events to the residents, staff, and the community.
  • Provides information to residents/family regarding advance directives.