Healthcare Providers & Organisations

DMWS have been paramount in carrying out the wishes of people to return home where without the specialist help of the service may have been unable to do so. The emotional support that DMWS offers enhances people's quality of life.

Claire Tranent – Patient Flow Coordinator, Victoria Hospital, NHS Fife

The benefits of using DMWS to an organisation and its staff

As well as direct benefits to patients and their families, working with DMWS provides wider advantages to organisations and health care providers involved in an individual’s clinical care pathway.

Our service notably contributes to a reduction in sickness absence, improves the co-ordination and delivery of individual care and considerably enhances the organisations psychological contract with employees and duty of care obligations.

Benefits to Healthcare Organisations

  • Reduces the likelihood of issues escalating into a crisis
  • Enables independent living & reduces social isolation by making supported connections local to the patient
  • AddressesDelayed Transfer of  Care, delayed discharge, and  improves bed flow
  • Capacity generator – releasing clinicians to do clinical work
  • Improves patient experience
  • Identifies support when the patient is at home to prevent unnecessary re-admissions/admission avoidance
  • Provides a single point of contact with an understanding of NHS, statutory, third sector health & social care, care navigation & social prescribing
  • Provides expertise in specialist military organisations and the services that are available to a veteran
  • DMWS delivers the government pledged Armed Forces Covenant

Download our service brochure to find out more:

DMWS Service Brochure


I firmly believe that had we not had the specialist support from the DMWS team, we would not have been able to achieve the positive placement and outcome for the patient.
Charlotte Walker, Operations Manager – Hospital Social Work Team, Fairfield General Hospital

To find out more about how DMWS can benefit your organisation please contact Head Office on:

Telephone: 01264 774 000

Do you know someone who would benefit from our help?

If you know someone who might benefit from our service, please don’t hesitate to contact us to find out how we can help.

Referral Contact:
Telephone: 0800 999 3697