Ontario

TeleCheck Program

Type of Service

Social Rehabilitation/Recreation

Program Description

Trained volunteers provide daily or regular phone calls to seniors, people with disabilities and people who may live alone or with their families/caregivers; a safety check-in and a reassurance call to ensure that the person is not in need of any assistance; emotional and listening support, medication reminders, information on upcoming social events, and connection with other community resources; confidentiality - this is a non-judgmental and client-focused service; and support to family members and caregivers by providing relief to those who have elderly people in their care. The TeleCheck program's objective is to assist people in continuing to live at home with dignity, respect and independence, and also support those who are unable to be in regular contact with their parents or the elderly in their lives.

Access Information

Anyone can refer, including self, family members and friends.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-336-0120 Ext. 251
Toll-Free 844-864-8343
Fax 519-336-8517

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 30 and up
Catchment Counties: (Lambton)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Languages

English

Hours