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Day Long Programs: Adult Day

The Adult Day Program is an organized health and social program provided by the Centre under contract with the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

Please click on the following link for a complete list of Services and Activities.

ELIGIBILITY

Any Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant having on-going health related problems who has lived continuously in B.C. for 12 months is eligible for the Program.

How It Works

  • Prospective participants are assessed by Long Term Care Case Manager
  • Individuals not wishing to be assessed or who are “ineligible” because of residency requirements may attend providing they pay the Centre’s current Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) per diem privately
  • Individuals wishing to participate but who live outside the "catchment area" See Note below may attend on a space available basis provided participants are able to arrange their own independent transportation
  • Participants must be capable of functioning in a group setting and be non-combative

COST

Eligible participants are covered by the Ministry of Health / VIHA except for the following:

    Hot Noon meal$ 4.00
    Transportation $ 3.50
    Shampoo & Set $ 3.50
    Bath $10.00

TRANSPORTATION

Bus or station-wagon transportation for those residing in the 'catchment area'. See Note below

  • A staff member plus an RCA are in attendance on the bus
  • Bus accommodates both wheelchair & ambulatory participants
  • Bus is oxygen & phone equipped
  • On pick-up & return of participants, safety checks at home include locks, stoves, pets, etc.
  • An opportunity for staff / family / caregiver contact in participant’s home setting

Note: The "Catchment Area" is anywhere within the Saanich Peninsula north of Royal Oak Drive.