Social Work Sydney, NSW

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What is Social Work?

Social work is an allied health discipline that assists individuals and families to enhance overall health and well-being by providing effective and evidence-based support. Royal Rehab social workers are experienced professionals, practising within the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) Code of Ethics (2020) and Practice Standards (2013).

Social Workers at Royal Rehab

At Royal Rehab, our social workers can provide specialised support to you and your family as you adjust to life following injury, illness or disability. From counselling and adjustment support such as managing feelings, changes in your roles and relationships, or caring for family members, our qualified and skilled social workers are ready to help.

Social workers can also provide referrals to other services as well as information about entitlements such as aged care services, carer support or financial and legal supports including the NDIS and icare. 

Gain the support you need to achieve your goals with the assistance of our expert social work service – one of our most popular disciplines at Royal Rehab.

Benefits of Social Work:

Social workers have expertise in many areas and can support you with the following:

  • Emotional and psychological supports
  • Grief and bereavement support
  • Relationship and family issues
  • Building family resilience after injury, illness or disability
  • Parenting after injury, illness or disability
  • Domestic and family violence
  • Advocacy support
  • NDIS information and assistance
  • Financial issues
  • Aged care information and referrals
  • Future care planning
  • Assistance with referrals to other services

How do I access Social Work?

You can access social work through our Community Rehabilitation Service. Receive therapy in the convenience of your home or at our Ryde campus. Social work is also available via telehealth. This is a great alternative to face-to-face consultations if you live in a rural or remote area, live a busy life or are impacted by Government restrictions.

Benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation

Our rehabilitation programs are individualised to help you to achieve your goals. We take a holistic approach to your wellbeing with a multidisciplinary team of caring and skilled clinicians ready to support you to feel strong and empowered. 

At Royal Rehab, you can access individual therapies or benefit from the most appropriate combination of therapies. As well as social work, we also offer physiotherapy, occupational therapy, clinical psychology, dietetics, speech therapy, hydrotherapy and more. 

Referrals and Funding

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Community Referrals & Funding

You can access social work at Royal Rehab under our Community Rehabilitation Service by contacting us directly. We do not require a referral from a health professional. You will simply be asked to complete an information form to help us understand your needs.

Your clinical therapies program may be funded through the NDIS (under Improved Daily Living or Social and Community Participation), icare or third-party insurers. You can also pay for the program as an individual. For more information, contact one of our experts today via or call us on 9808 9369.

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Community Rehabilitation Services

Our clinical therapies are available via telehealth

This is a great alternative to face-to-face consultations if you live in a remote or rural area, live a busy life or are impacted by Government restrictions. Stay connected, stay motivated and keep working towards your goals.