Renal Social Work

Renal social worker will continue to offer confidential advice and support to patients with kidney disease and their carers on range of matters including;

Benefits & finances, Liaison with Social services, Meals on wheels, Housing support, Grant applications, Aids and adaptations, Hospital discharge, Safeguarding concerns and engage with other statutory and voluntary agencies where necessary.

We are aware of the wider impact Covid-19 is having on our patients with kidney disease and their families and are here to help support you through these difficult times.

However, to reduce risks in line with Covid19 guidelines we are not doing any home visits but continue to offer advice and support via telephone. We will only undertake face to face discussions in exceptional circumstances.

If you would like to talk with a renal social worker please ask any member of the renal team who can refer you or you can contact us direct on the numbers given below.

Balvinder Vraitch (Mon-Thurs) Paramjeet Grewal (Thurs-Fri)

02476968263 / 02476968302

Below are useful links that you can refer to for benefits and further information.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/face-to-face-health-assessments-for-benefits-suspended-amid-coronavirus-outbreak

www.citizenadvice.org.uk

www.workingfamilies.org.uk

www.kidneycareuk.org

www.coventry.gov.uk

www.warwickshire.gov.uk