Individualized Care Plan
The program services are individualized based on a systematic evaluation of each person’s needs and strengths. Care is guided by an individual plan, which outlines long and short-term goals. The plan is reviewed periodically with family members for refinement and adjustment.
- Educational programs or mental stimulation
- Exercise programs
- Health monitoring (i.e. blood pressure, food or liquid intake)
- Personal Care Assistance (i.e. assistance with bathing, eating, taking medicines, toileting, and/or walking)
- Daily nutritionist meals and snacks provided
- Social activities
- Therapy (occupational, physical, speech, etc.)
- Medical transportation and interpreting services are available for participant’s appointments
- Door-to-door transportation services
AADCS provide social activities such as:
- Field trips
- Holiday parties
- Relaxation techniques
- Birthday Celebrations
Elaboration of Detailed Services and Activities
Participants generally take part in the program on a scheduled basis and the services that are offered which include the following:
- Education/Counseling/Resources/Referral: A Registered Nurse is available to provide information on additional community resources and to assist in accessing resource services. Individual and group counseling are also available. In addition, nutrition education and individual client nutritional counseling are provided.
- Recreation /Exercise/Physical therapy/ Social Activities: A variety of structured activities are planned daily. Activities include arts and crafts, musical entertainment and sing-a-longs, mental stimulation games such as BINGO, discussion groups (books, films, current events), holiday and birthday celebrations. Local outings, stretching or other structured exercises under consultation with a physical therapist.
- Health screening/ Medical care/Medication Management-Assistance: A registered nurse is on site during program operating hours to assess individual needs and evaluation and skilled care are arranged for by the center either with medical consultants, or appropriate referral to community resources. Staff can help assist with participant’s medication if needed and medical appointments can be arranged.
- Personal Care: Trained Staff assist participants with day bath and other personal care needs based on the participant’s care plan.
- Dry Sauna: Participants may use our dry sauna during program hours. Regular sauna bathing may benefit participants with risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes.
- Meals: Healthy snacks (offered in the morning and after lunch) and a nutritious lunch is provided daily. Nutritious meals that accommodate special diets are typically included with the assistance from our dietitian.
- Specialized Concentration Programming for Participants with Alzheimer’s Disease/Memory Loss: We specialized in caring and providing services for those with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and other medical conditions.
- Transportation Service: Door-to-door transportation is provided to the participants. Program operated wheelchair accessible vehicles provide roundtrip transportation to and from the center each day.