HOSPITAL SOCIAL WORKER OF THE YEAR
Subha Works as a Social Worker at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Canada’s largest leading rehabilitation hospital. She graduated Master of Social Work from India in 2004. Started the career as a Neurology Social worker in an acute care hospital in India.
She moved to Canada in 2011 and completed the Internationally Educated Social Workers certificate program at Ryerson University in 2014. She has more than 15 years of clinical experience. She joined Geriatric psychiatry on a student placement in 2014 and then transitioned to Acquired Brain injury social worker role. Her work has been primarily focused in adult ABI rehabilitation. As a part of an interdisciplinary team, she works closely with clients and their families to provide emotional support, resource counselling and brain injury education. She is very passionate about the nature of the job as she supports families in navigating the health care system.
She is dedicated to ensuring that the clients and families she works with have access to the best possible care and is grateful to be part of a compassionate and caring team with motivated clinicians. She participates in many quality improvement initiates and has developed educational material to help patients and family navigate their rehab journey. She committed to learn through ongoing training and education.
Outside of work Subha enjoys travelling and socializing with friends.
Subha has nominated for the 2019 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation as a Hospital Social Worker.