2023 HOSPITAL SOCIAL WORKER OF THE YEAR NOMINEE
HOSPITAL SOCIAL WORKER OF THE YEAR
Meghan Borthwick is honored to be nominated for the Annual Hospital Social Worker of the Year Award through the Ontario Brain Injury Association.
Meghan has been a Social Worker at Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital for seven years. At Hennick Bridgepoint, Meghan has worked with a diverse population of patients including renal and dialysis and medical rehabilitation. For the past five years, Meghan has worked with brain injury survivors and their families. Meghan has extensive experience working with Stroke and Neurological patients in addition to Acquired Brain Injury patients. Meghan’s work is inspiring to her and she is dedicated and passionate about this complex population. This passion has enabled Meghan to provides holistic and patient centered care to her patients and their families. Recognizing the difficulty with navigating the health care system, post-acute care, Meghan focuses on providing psychoeducation on brain injury recovery, emotional support and community resources to support challenging transitions.
Meghan obtained her Bachelor in Psychology at Western University and completed her Masters in Social Work at the University of Southern California. Recently, Meghan obtained a certificate through the University of Toronto in Management and Leadership. Meghan was the recipient of Mount Sinai’s Transformational Leadership Award in November 2021. Currently, she is working with her outpatient colleagues and psychiatrists on creating Best Practice Guidelines for Substance Use and Acquired Brain Injuries.
Meghan is honored to be nominated for the 2022 Award of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation as a Hospital Social Worker. Meghan will continue to strive to provide the best clinical care to her patients and their families. Meghan feels privileged to work alongside such a collaborative and supportive team.