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Social Services

The Social Services department at the Sabetha Community Hospital helps patients and their families cope with the difficulties associated with disease and illness. Our job starts the day you are admitted into the hospital when we begin to evaluate what services or assistance may be needed upon discharge. Services offered include:

Patient Assessment

Social Workers assist patients and families in identifying ways to cope with all psychosocial aspects of illness or injury.

Admission Planning

Social Workers address problems that delay or interfere with admissions to Sabetha Community Hospital.

Medicare, Medicare Drug Plan, Medicaid and other insurance issues



Advanced Directives

Social Workers support a patient's right to participate in making decisions about their healthcare. They provide patients and families with information about advance healthcare instructions, including Living Wills, Healthcare Treatment Directives and Durable Power of Attorney. Click here to download Advanced Directive, DNR and Living Will forms or contact Jean Ann Holland or Melinda Knowles at (785) 284-2121.

Discharge Planning

Social Workers assist in developing and implementing individual plans to assure your care continues after you leave the hospital. Our Social Services department can help you arrange:

Swing Bed Skilled Services
Nursing home placement
Rehabilitation placement
Home Health & Hospice care
In-home community services
Meals on Wheels
Legal issues, such as guardianships and abuse and neglect (child and elderly)
Support Groups
Area Agency on Aging
Veterans benefits
Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D and Social Security Benefits
Prescription Drug Programs

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The Sabetha Community Hospital is dedicated to improving the quality of health and care to our communities.



Sabetha Community Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Sabetha Community Hospital to provide equal opportunity to persons regardless of race, religion, age, gender, disability or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statuses, regulations and ordinances.