Why Adult Day Care?

Why Adult Day Care?
Adult day care provides social, recreational and health care programs in a group setting, along with the following benefits:

  • Helps cognitively and physically impaired adults maintain or improve their level of functioning. The goal is for them to remain in a community setting, enjoying their sense of dignity and self-worth.
  • Offers opportunities for socialization and peer support.
  • Offers nursing and social services in a stimulating environment.
  • Promotes improvement in mental and physical health.
  • Provides assistance to families and/or caregivers who have an adult who cannot be left alone during the day, yet does not need 24 hour care in a nursing home.
  • Helps functionally impaired individuals who live alone and need support services to improve or maintain their level of independence.
  • Prevents social isolation and the mental deterioration that often accompanies it.
Who Uses Adult Day Care?

Individuals who are:
  • Physically and cognitively impaired
  • Socially isolated
  • Persons needing assistance with personal care
  • Persons needing assistance to function independently in the community, but not needing 24-hour supervised

Consider Using Adult Day Care 

If Your Loved One Needs the Following:
  • A safe, secure environment
  • Social activities
  • Assistance with eating, walking, toileting, medications
  • Physical, speech, occupational or group therapies
  • Monitoring weight, blood pressure, food/liquid intake
  • Nutritious meals, snacks or special diet
  • Exercise
  • Personal care such as bathing, shampooing, shaving, etc.
  • Mental stimulation