Care Team @ North East works with Grassroots Organisations and community partners to provides social befriending support to isolated seniors from North East district. Through social support from the Care Team, the beneficiaries have the confidence to make more friends and actively participate in community activities.
There are currently 10 Care Teams in the North East District, 213 beneficiaries and 168 befrienders. Volunteers who join North East CDC as befrienders will be trained, and a befrienders' checklist will be used to check on the physical, social, emotional, spiritual well-being of the befriender.
If you know of any isolated seniors within North East district or to volunteer to be a befriender, please drop us an email or call 6424 4000.
Home Caregiving Service
Interim, medium term or respite care at home for frail and/or home-bound seniors who require assistance in their Activities of Daily Living.