Medical Escort and Transport

ELDERLY SERVICES



In partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), we provide Medical Escort and Transport (MET) services for homebound persons who are unable to go for their medical appointments independently. This service is available for frail and homebound seniors who require assistance in their daily living activities and are without a caregiver during the day. Each visit can take about 4 to 6 hours due to the waiting time involved. Hence we welcome volunteers to help accompany seniors to hospitals and polyclinics.

Criteria:

  • Frail and homebound
  • Living alone or with another frail elderly or caregiver who is unable to provide assistance
  • Without a caregiver during the day
  • Require assistance in their activities of daily living
  • Require regular medical check-ups and follow-ups



Areas We Serve

  • Bedok
  • Bedok Reservoir
  • Changi
  • Simei
  • Tampines
  • Pasir Ris

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

  • Min. age: 25 years old
  • Commitment: minimum 6 months
  • Timing: typically weekday morning or afternoon, dependent on client’s medical appointment
  • Venue: BCS

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Accompany senior to hospital or polyclinic
  • Patient & Caring
  • Able to build rapport with seniors
  • Bi-lingual and able to explain clinic instructions to senior

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