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Day Long Programs: Services & Activities

Adult Day Program Services and Activities

  • Medical and social evaluation
  • Liaison with participant’s personal Physician & other health professionals as required
  • Monitoring of medical conditions
  • Daily social activities & entertainment that provide opportunities for peer interaction & mental stimulation
  • Participation in Activities of Daily Living e.g. setting tables, gardening, folding laundry, dusting
  • All aspects of personal care, including baths in specially designed tubs for easy access, hair care & grooming needs
  • Transportation to and from Centre (within catchment area)
  • Medication education, monitoring, supervision & administration
  • Individual care plans
  • Daily phone call to participant/caregiver on contracted days
  • Daily team assessments & written progress reports
  • Hot noon meal, special diets, snacks & provision of take-home suppers where appropriate
  • Monitoring of mobility & transferring with appropriate aids
  • Daily group exercises & individual exercises on request or with Physician, Physio/Occupational Therapist direction
  • Treatments as ordered by Physicians i.e. dressings, injections, and eye drop
  • Bowel & bladder care, including “ostomy” care
  • Education regarding incontinence supplies
  • Podiatry & routine nail care
  • Accommodation of oxygen dependant participants
  • Pet therapy, musical programs & Special Events Celebrations, lending library, large print books and talking books

Respite Program Services and Activities

  • An opportunity to meet and visit with peers
  • A day long organized social program
  • Activities & entertainment
  • Short trips to places of interest
  • Special events celebrations & activities
  • Musical Programs
  • Picnics
  • Mystery Tours
  • Stimulating mental exercises
  • Reminiscence therapy
  • Pet therapy