The aim of the Social Work service is to provide emotional support, guidance and assistance to senior citizens. This service deals with social casework, provides advocacy for clients, facilitates self-help management and develops action plans, performs crisis intervention work, provides assessments for Home Help Service and liaises with the geriatric and general rehabilitation hospitals.
This service also deals with reports on senior citizens having acute conditions who are residing in residential homes. The Social Work Unit which manages this service also assess social cases and deals with them accordingly. This Unit also liaises with the Health Department, the police, local councils, parish priests and other community organisations.