Living with chronic kidney disease may affect many aspects of a patient's life. The Renal Social Worker assists patients, their carers and family adjust to the changes that kidney disease brings, helping them to maintain their quality of life.
Patients, carers and families might be concerned about:
The Renal Social Worker provides the following services:
These services are available to Renal inpatients, outpatients and dialysis patients treated under Austin Health.
Grade 2 Renal Social Worker
Phone: 03 9496 5560
Pager: Call Austin Health Switchboard on 9496 5000 and page 2673.