CARE CORNER

Volunteer Role Name: Medical Escort

Volunteer Role Description:

  • Assist seniors for their medical appointments on adhoc basis or as per senior's appointment dates with Polyclinic/Hospital.

 

Volunteer Specifications:

Volunteer Demographics

  • Preferably 21 years old and above (Student/Working Adults/ Retired Adults)

  • No specific gender

  • Preferably staying around Toa Payoh area, especially for adhoc doctor visits to GPs, if needed by senior

Skills

  • Comfortable interacting with seniors face to face.

  • Able to converse well with seniors in English/Mandarin, knowledge of dialects will be good. Malay or Tamil speaking volunteers will be good to engage minority seniors.

  • Be observant and report any unusual behavior or situation during medical appointment.

  • Physically fit, able to push a wheelchair.

  • Able to spend 2-4 hours or longer with senior for each appointment.

  • Good organizational skills - be able to complete online feedback form within 24 hours of engagement with senior.

  • Responsible and accountable for the tasks assigned.

 

No. of Volunteers Needed:

  • 5

 

Volunteer Site:

  • Toa Payoh

 

Availability:

  • Weekdays

 

Duration:

  • 23 Oct 2020 to 31 March 2021

 

Contact Person:

 

Commitment Level:

  • Adhoc

 

Registration Closing Date:

  • 31 Mar 2021

 
 
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