We've found 3 helpful services for Social support in Gunn (City of Palmerston LG, NT)
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Free or subsidised services
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Telephone contact
Free

Telecross is a service that provides the elderly and housebound with a reassuring daily phone call to ensure that they are safe and well. If this call goes unanswered an agreed emergency procedure will be activated and help arranged if necessary. Telecross calls are made by trained volunteers daily at an agreed time that suits the recipient of the call. Telecross provides peace of mind to clients and their families, and allows the elderly and housebound to maintain their independence for as long as possibles. Telecross also has the added benefit of providing a degree of companionship and contributes to a decrease in the sense of isolation many people experience.

Free

Telecross is a service that provides the elderly and housebound with a reassuring daily phone call to ensure that they are safe and well. If this call goes unanswered an agreed emergency procedure will be activated and help arranged if necessary. Telecross calls are made by trained volunteers daily at an agreed time that suits the recipient of the call. Telecross provides peace of mind to clients and their families, and allows the elderly and housebound to maintain their independence for as long as possibles. Telecross also has the added benefit of providing a degree of companionship and contributes to a decrease in the sense of isolation many people experience.

Social support
Subsidised

Life Without Barriers’ services support and provide greater opportunities for older people to remain living in their own homes, in their community for as long as possible. Our social support service can include friendly visiting by one of our home care support staff, assistance with correspondence, accompanied shopping, transport to appointments and visiting friends or family.

Subsidised

Life Without Barriers’ services support and provide greater opportunities for older people to remain living in their own homes, in their community for as long as possible. Our social support service can include friendly visiting by one of our home care support staff, assistance with correspondence, accompanied shopping, transport to appointments and visiting friends or family.

Commercial services
Emotional Support and Wellbeing
Provided by E-MBRACED
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Our mission at E-MBRACED is to be an emotional pillar to help combat social isolation and feeling of loneliness amongst seniors. We run a regular call service for seniors, giving them the opportunity to talk to someone about anything that’s on their mind. All subscriptions include weekly quizzes or riddles for mental stimulation created by our quiz master. E-MBRACED can also assist with arranging services (such as plumbers, electricians and cleaning services) or whatever you may need help with. Head to our website to find out more.

See website for options

Our mission at E-MBRACED is to be an emotional pillar to help combat social isolation and feeling of loneliness amongst seniors. We run a regular call service for seniors, giving them the opportunity to talk to someone about anything that’s on their mind. All subscriptions include weekly quizzes or riddles for mental stimulation created by our quiz master. E-MBRACED can also assist with arranging services (such as plumbers, electricians and cleaning services) or whatever you may need help with. Head to our website to find out more.