My mother has dementia and needs to go to a home ASAP as my father can't care for her properly. We are being told there is a one year wait list for all the homes within a reasonable distance. I understand if my mother goes to the hospital a social worker there can help get her placed and get past the wait list issue. We didn't know about this and my father declined to speak with the social worker and took my mother home. It has been just over 30 days since she was released. Is there a way to get help from a social worker without my mother having to go back to the ER?