Spanish Speaking Council for the Elderly – RAICES - Raices Pilot Telemental Health Program

(As of June 2021)

The clinic helped 101 seniors by collaborating with family, caseworkers, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other outside agencies to ensure clients are being cared for holistically.

Clinical Director and psychiatrists address the crisis by providing appropriate intervention and avoiding psychiatric admission during COVID-19 restrictions.

Every telephone session now includes reinforcement of protective measures for older adults during this health crisis. Participants are mindful of preventive health guidelines, including actions to assess COVID-19 symptoms and what steps to take if they suspect active symptoms.

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