St. Paul’s PACE San Diego Social Workers

Many seniors who live in the greater San Diego area have no one at home, with the closest family members too far away to help. To address this issue, St. Paul’s PACE includes a social worker system that provides you with the support you need while still giving you the independence you desire. With the support of our St. Paul’s PACE social workers, you can have assistance with day-to-day issues and challenges which will help you live a happier, healthier life.
St. Paul’s PACE Social Workers Can Help You:

  • Understand how PACE works and how to get services.
  • Maintain appropriate housing.
  • Find community resources for needs such as food or finances.
  • Navigate Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Disability, and Medi-Cal.
  • Get support for mental health issues, including counseling.
  • Navigate social systems (i.e., utility bills, home management).
  • Link to the community, caregivers, and community agencies.
  • Arrange financial management, if needed.
  • Communicate with family members.

Free PACE Evaluation

Qualifications (Check all that apply):
Are you over 55 years of age?
Do you live in San Diego County?
Do you have a chronic medical condition?

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St. Paul’s PACE San Diego
Social Workers

Many seniors who live in the greater San Diego area have no one at home, with the closest family members too far away to help. To address this issue, St. Paul’s PACE includes a social worker system that provides you with the support you need while still giving you the independence you desire. With the support of our St. Paul’s PACE social workers, you can have assistance with day-to-day issues and challenges which will help you live a happier, healthier life.

What is the PACE Services for Social Workers?

The social workers at St. Paul’s PACE advocate for your needs and provide case management for you and your caregivers. They are part of the interdisciplinary team, or care team, that coordinates your plan of care, managing the ongoing relationship between your care team, you, and your family.

Daily Needs: From filling out paperwork such as Medi-Cal renewals to taking care of bills to meeting the requirements of living in your home, our social workers assist you as needed. They can connect you with San Diego support services like food banks and transportation companies. Having even a little help every so often makes your life better and easier and gives out-of-town family members piece of mind.

Hospital Stay: Should you have a hospitalization your St. Paul’s PACE social worker will assist you with discharge planning. Your St. Paul’s PACE social workers will also act as a liaison to skilled nursing/rehabilitation facilities if needed.

When you are in the hospital being treated for an illness or injury, your daily challenges don’t go away. Your St. Paul’s PACE social worker will visit with you and work with the hospital to ensure that your needs are met, while also helping you take care of anything needed at your home.

St. Paul’s PACE Social Workers Can Help You:

  • Understand how PACE works and how to get services.
  • Maintain appropriate housing.
  • Find community resources for needs such as food or finances.
  • Navigate Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Disability, and Medi-Cal.
  • Get support for mental health issues, including counseling.
  • Navigate social systems (i.e., utility bills, home management).
  • Link to the community, caregivers, and community agencies.
  • Arrange financial management, if needed.
  • Communicate with family members.
Social Workers

LOCATIONS / HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 8am to 4:30pm

When family and friends are far away, we’re right here to help you manage your daily life.

Why Choose St. Paul’s PACE Services?

Our social workers have proven to be so popular for good reason, starting with their eagerness to help you in your daily life. You set the parameters and we provide all the assistance necessary to help you maintain your independent lifestyle. When family and friends are far away, we’re right here to help you manage your daily life.

Participating in our PACE social services will give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing our fully trained, caring social workers are here to help you in your home or in the case of a hospital stay. It is also reassuring for out of town family members to know you have a St. Paul’s PACE social worker assisting you with your medical and social support.

You can find out more about St. Paul’s PACE services by calling our friendly, courteous enrollment specialists at any one of our three locations: St. Paul’s PACE Reasner in Downtown San Diego, St. Paul’s PACE Akaloa in Chula Vista or St. Paul’s PACE East in El Cajon. We are here to help you at all our locations and happy to answer questions you may have.

As with all PACE services, social services are provided on an “as needed” basis.

Last updated on October 2nd, 2018 at 02:51 pm