Need for Intervention and Application of Case Management Process at Medical Social Services Projects of the Punjab, Pakistan
Author(s) : Rabia Ishfaq1, Muhammad Safdar2, Mussarat Hussain3
The present study investigated the need for intervention and application of the case management process in medical social services projects of the Punjab province, Pakistan. The study attained information from Medical Social Officers (MSOs) about the effectiveness of the case management process at Medical Social Services Projects (MSSPs) of Punjab. Medical Social Officers are not to distribute Zakat and Bait-Ul-Maal funds only; but to deal with the case of the individual client in a medical setting to achieve early recovery along with psycho-social rehabilitation and readjustment of the patient, in the family and society which can best be dealt by the application of case management process, a specialized approach of Social Work profession that involves coordinated efforts of multi-disciplinary team members in a medical setting.