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Social Services

Feel confident and secure when you choose our Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire.

Our social workers take great pride in ensuring you and your family are engaged as part of the care team, and they value the importance of maintaining strong communication with you throughout your stay.

Your social worker at Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire will:

  • Assist you and your family with the admission process and discharge planning
  • Help you with any adjustment issues you may experience during your time with us
  • Monitor and address your social and emotional needs and make referrals as needed
  • Participate in your on-going care planning
  • Be available to you and your family as a supportive resource and guide

Learn more about becoming an active participant in your care after a hospital stay.

Receive support from our expert social services team.

We retain a highly qualified and experienced social services team. They complete on-going educational training and stay abreast on the community options and resources available to you.

Kris Modl

Kris Modl, ACBSW
Social Services and Admissions Director
At Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Since 1998

Kris graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in 1987 where she received her bachelor's degree in social work. She has practiced in long-term care for over 25 years.

Cassie Chrystal, CSW

Cassie Chrystal, CSW
Admissions Coordinator
At Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Since 2003

Cassie graduated in 2003 from Winona State University (Winona, MN) with a bachelor's degree in social work. Cassie has been practicing for over ten years as a nursing home social worker and currently coordinates admissions.

Sara Marks, CSW

Sara Marks, CSW
Social Worker / Admissions
At Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Since 2014

Jade Downey, CSW

Jade Downey, CSW
First Floor Social Worker
At Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Since 2017

Jody Krueger

Jody Krueger, CSW
Second Floor Social Worker
At Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire Since 2016

 

Resources

Caring for Yourself as You Care for Someone Else
Providing care for a friend or family member can be very exhausting at times. This document explains the steps for coping with change and loss.

What We Need During Grief
Learn what is needed during the grieving process and read suggestions of what to say and what not to say to comfort someone in their grief.

Advance Directives
Make sure your wishes are defined and obeyed. Learn about living wills and power of attorney for healthcare.

Resident Rights
The Wisconsin Healthcare Association (WHCA) and Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire are committed to the advancement, recognition and protection of the rights of all Wisconsin nursing home residents. Learn exactly what these rights are.

Oxygen Safety Tips
Oxygen is a drug and is effective and safe ONLY when used as prescribed by your physician. Learn how to safely use oxygen.

Medicaid Benefits
Medicare Benefits
Learn about the difference between Medicaid and Medicare.

For More Information

Kris Modl, ACBSW
For more information, contact:

Kris Modl, ACBSW
Social Services and Admissions Director
715-552-1035, ext. 12178
Request more information.

715-552-1030  •  715-552-1033 (fax)  •  1405 Truax Blvd.  •  Eau Claire, WI 54703          Get directions