Social Services

residents and staff smiling together

Janette Estes, Licensed Social Worker, has been assisting nursing facility residents for 20+ years. The residents at Grafton Oaks benefit greatly from Janette’s vast knowledge of the services in our community.

Social service assistance for short-term rehab resident include:

  • Ordering home medical equipment
  • Arranging skilled and non-skilled home health care services
  • Assisting with follow-up physician appointments
  • Set-up of home pharmacy delivery & project mobility
  • Works closely with the area agency on aging & insurance case managers
  • Referrals for LifeLine, home-delivered meals, adult day programs

Social Service assistance for long-term residents include:

  • Advocating to uphold the rights of our residents
  • Arranging counseling, psychological and psychiatric services
  • Assisting with advanced directives: Living will, DPOAHC
  • Holds quarterly care conferences
  • Collaborates with hospice services
  • Ensures that the psycho-social needs of our residents are met