On Staff Social Worker

Everyone needs some help once in a while, so at the Knickerbocker we have a licensed Social Worker, Carryeanne Smitley on staff to assist our residents.

She is ready to help you with any situation that may need some additional assistance.  Need help with the complex workings of insurance policies? We can help!

Additional support with counseling, service referrals, applications for Medicaid, Living Wills, handicapped parking, and other confusing paperwork is also just a part of what we can do to take the worry out of your day.

Our staff can provide assistance with applications:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Living Wills
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Passport Program
  • Handicapped Parking
  • USA Universal Service
  • Supplemental Insurance

Counseling Service Assistance

  • Short Term Crisis Intervention
  • Case Management
  • Family Counseling
  • Caregiver Support

Health Services

  • Arrange for durable medical equipment
  • Order prescriptions
  • Arrange for home health care
  • Arrange for hospice
  • Review nursing home options with residentd & families
  • Contact with hospital and nursing home social workers
  • Discharge planning from hospitals and nursing homes

Insurance Assistance

  • Filing claims for benefits
  • Coordination between multiple insurance policies
  • Assisting in selection of supplemental insurance policies
  • Submission of EOMBs (Explanation of Medicare Benefits) to secondary insurance
  • Medicaid verification with pharmacies
  • Social Security benefit assistance

Bay Village Area

Lorain County

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