We've found 7 helpful services for Social support in Port Noarlunga South (City of Onkaparinga LG, SA)
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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.

TeleCHAT
Free

Red Cross provides regular telephone calls to people who have little or no social connection with other people. Friendly volunteers call participants at an agreed time, generally once a week, for an open ended chat. Participants are matched with volunteers based on their interests, hobbies and availability. Phone calls offer a connection to the community providing regular contact with the same volunteer. People receiving calls speak of the companionship and friendship they feel from having another person to talk with.

Free

Red Cross provides regular telephone calls to people who have little or no social connection with other people. Friendly volunteers call participants at an agreed time, generally once a week, for an open ended chat. Participants are matched with volunteers based on their interests, hobbies and availability. Phone calls offer a connection to the community providing regular contact with the same volunteer. People receiving calls speak of the companionship and friendship they feel from having another person to talk with.

Social support
Subsidised

Emotional support, and support to keep in touch with family, friends, and the community. This service is provided as part of the government program to assist elderly people to remain independent at home.

Subsidised

Emotional support, and support to keep in touch with family, friends, and the community. This service is provided as part of the government program to assist elderly people to remain independent at home.

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

Friendly visits arranged as part of the government aged care services to help you remain independent at home.

Friendly visits arranged as part of the government aged care services to help you remain independent at home.

Commercial services
Social support
Fee for service

Resthaven Lifestyle Choices Plus provides older people with the services and support they need to remain at home, and in control of their own lives, on a fee-for-service basis. You might be waiting for government-subsidised support, need some extra support in addition to your subsidised services, or just prefer to choose and pay for the services and support you want. Home services may include domestic assistance, personal care, companionship, respite for carers, home nursing and help with shopping or attending appointments. The choice is yours.

Fee for service

Resthaven Lifestyle Choices Plus provides older people with the services and support they need to remain at home, and in control of their own lives, on a fee-for-service basis. You might be waiting for government-subsidised support, need some extra support in addition to your subsidised services, or just prefer to choose and pay for the services and support you want. Home services may include domestic assistance, personal care, companionship, respite for carers, home nursing and help with shopping or attending appointments. The choice is yours.

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.