Role of Nursing Home Social Worker
Description: This one hour recording provides a basic over view of the role of the nursing home social worker. The two presenters, Deirdre Downes and Paige Hector (2012 bios are listed below) are nationally known for their nursing home social work expertise.
Deirdre Downes, LCSW is the Director of Social Work at Jewish Home Lifecare in New York and has worked in the field of aging for over twenty years. She received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College and her master’s degree from Hunter College School of Social Work. She is currently a Ph.D candidate at City University of New York Graduate Center. October 2012
Bio for Paige Hector, LMSW Clinical Educator and Consultant
October 2012 Paige Hector, LMSW is a Clinical Educator and Consultant and works with long-term care facilities and hospitals throughout the State of Arizona and nationally. She gives seminars and workshops on clinical operations, leadership and corporate culture as well as all aspects of social work at the state and national level. Ms. Hector is skilled at inspiring staff to critically evaluate their own organizations and then gives them the resources and guidance to make necessary changes.