GOLD CARD SCHEME
A support stick for the elderly
Population ageing is becoming a global phenomenon and along with it social trends are also changing. This is making the elderly more vulnerable. Senior citizens are a treasure to our society owing to their rich experience and their immense contribution to our nation. They need care and support during this vulnerable period of their lives. United Way of Baroda provides several benefits to the Senior Citizens of Vadodara through its Gold Card Scheme. Every year 600-700 elderly members who have registered avail the services under the scheme. A token amount is taken from each member for registration to ensure that the members genuinely need the services.
Services provided under the Gold Card Scheme:
Health Related Services
- Home visit by trained nurse twice a year.
- General health check-up once a year at reputed multi-specialty hospitals
Household Related Services
- Every month 2-3 bills of their choice collected, remitted and the receipt returned.
- Service of a Plumber; Electrician and T.V Technician at their doorstep once a month.