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Social Work and Transitional Care

Our interdisciplinary team helps patients coordinate the move from the hospital setting to the next level of care.

Social Work and Transitional Care

Social workers are critical team members to patient care at Summa Health. Sometimes it’s difficult to know what level of care a patient will need when leaving the hospital. How do you get connected to the resources and services you need?

Our highly experienced social work and transitional care team helps patients move from the hospital setting to the next level of care. They work with an interdisciplinary team to coordinate the complex planning necessary to ensure patients receive the care they need, such as home healthcare or support groups.

Our team can also help you and your family cope with a number of challenges in your lives. Our extensive knowledge can connect you with the organizations that can best address your current issues, whether related to caregiving, personal relationships or other social issues.

Our social workers are committed to creating a positive change in the lives of individuals, families and our community. 

Contact the department at the following numbers to learn more:

Summa Health System— Akron Campus


Summa Health System— Barberton Campus



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