Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. Tele-Care Program

Tele-Care Program
Address: 
Herrick Campus 2001 Dwight Way Berkeley CA 94704
Phone: 
510-204-4487
Hours: 
M-F 8:30am-11am
Description: 
Volunteer-run, daily contact and support telephone service for people who live alone, are homebound, disabled, or convalescing from an illness, especially for retired, widowed, or senior citizens; enables disabled and elderly to remain in their own homes. Referral to other services as needed.
Services: 
Daily morning telephone call from Tele-Care office to greet and check on statuo of Tele-Care member. Alternate (neighbor, manager, friends, etc.) checks on Tele-Care member if there is problem or if there is no response. Volunteer opportunities range from once a week callers, weekend callers, substitute callers, and office assistance.
Eligible: 
Elderly, isolated, disabled, or convalescent persons in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Updated: 
November 21, 2013
Cost: 
Free