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- Patient & Visitor
- Community Outreach
A Social Services representative is available to assist patients and their families with practical service needs. At no charge, a representative can assist in meeting personal and family needs before and after discharge, such as:
Complete an Advance Medical Directive
If you want to learn about or complete an Advance Medical Directive, such as Living Will, Power of Attorney for Health Care or Property, a member of our Social Service Department is available to assist . There is no charge for this service.
Arrange Nursing Home Placement
If you or a family member require short-term rehabilitation placement or long-term placement, the Social Services Department is available to assist you and your family.
Administer Memory and Alzheimer Screenings
Passavant Area Hospital is a primary provider site for the SIU School of Medicine Memory and Aging Clinic. If you feel you or a family member is having difficulty with memory, contact the Social Services Department for a free Memory/Alzheimer Screening.
Obtain financial information, including Medicare and Medicaid
The telephone number is (217) 245-9541, extension 3287.