Role of social worker case manager in public health domain
Introduction: Case management is a method which aims for quality care and the continuity of services in our social context of efficiency and effectiveness. Significant organizational change underlies the concept. These changes have an effect not only on care delivery, but also on the people responsible for assuming them. As with clinical care, case managers need information about their clients to successfully meet their needs. Data on income, employment, and housing, for instance, are important for understanding why a client may or may not be adhering to a care plan. Data can also be used collaboratively by case managers with their clients to set goals and measure progress toward attaining them. Objective: To Discuss qualities of case manager and identify the role of social worker case manager in public health domain. Conclusion: Case management incorporates the value-based care philosophy of personalized solutions for clients, which in turn improves the likelihood that clients will adhere to care plans. Most importantly, the end result is a better quality of life for the patient.