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Adult Day Program

A safe and friendly environment for older adults with dementia and frail older adults.

Health & Safety Update

We follow all of Public Health’s Best Practice Guidelines, including:

  • All potential clients and family members are rapid antigen tested when they attend an in person assessment at ADP
  • All clients are screened for COVID daily and given a new mask to wear
  • Hands are sanitized at the door and throughout the day
  • Physical distance is maintained while sitting in groups and at dining tables
  • All staff do a rapid antigen test two times per week and screening for COVID on alternate days, and wear masks
  • All client equipment receives a deep clean after each use. Common areas are carefully cleaned.

About our Adult Day Program

Circle of Care’s Adult Day Program is designed to help support individuals living with cognitive impairment and also provide essential support for caregivers. We also now accept frail older adults without any cognitive impairments on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.

For older adults living with dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease, the Adult Day Program is an opportunity to socialize in a supportive and caring environment. The program is run by a compassionate team of specially educated social workers, therapeutic recreationists and program assistants.

With over 7,000 square feet, a gourmet kitchen, and green outdoor space, Circle of Care’s Adult Day Program offers a broad range of activities, including:

  • Games, including therapeutic games designed specifically for people with dementia
  • Art therapy
  • Tai chi
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Zumba
  • Baking
  • Active games, such as floor darts, basketball, baseball toss, and many more
  • Gardening
  • Group discussions and 1-on-1
  • Music
  • Trivia
  • Language Lessons

We offer full-day and half-day in-person programs at our Adult Day Program centre, as well as some online programming as well. Our clients have access to support through the guidance and experience of our ADP social workers, who perform phone wellness checks and provide resources and information to caregivers and clients.

Location

The Adult Day Program Centre is a safe, spacious, secure, and professionally supervised environment.

Address:
9600 Bathurst Street, Unit 4
Vaughan, Ontario L6A 3Z8

Program Hours

In-House Program

All-Day
Monday – Friday, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with lunch included.

Mornings
Monday & Friday, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., with lunch included.

Online Program

Monday – Friday: 11:00, & 2:00 programs offered via ZOOM.

Eligibility and Cost

To register for our Adult Day Program, you must contact Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly called the LHIN). In-home and on-site assessments are conducted by health care professionals to determine the client’s suitability for the program. Daily program and transportation fees apply for all program registrants. (Subsidies available for qualified applicants.)

In addition to clients with mild to moderate dementia, we also now accept clients with a decline in physical functioning with limited or no cognitive decline. These clients must meet the following criteria:

  • managed urinary incontinence; no bowel incontinence
  • no two-person transfer
  • behaviour that can be safely managed in group setting
  • no severe dietary restrictions (risk of aspiration)

If you have any inquiries about our program, or would like guidance with the process of registering, please contact Cathy at 905-738-1128 ext. 323

All-day program: $40.00/ full-day
Morning program: $20.00/ half-day
Transportation costs ( available Monday to Friday): $6.40 each way

$ Service Fees

Highlights

  • Open 5 days a week, for half-day sessions, providing much needed respite to caregivers
  • Secure and professionally supervised environment
  • Kosher hot meals and snacks
  • Escorted, door-to-door transportation (Tuesdays only; additional fee)
  • Counselling, education and support for program participants and caregivers
  • Medication and toileting assistance
  • Evidence-based recreational and cultural activities
  • Multilingual staff and programs (all religious and cultural affiliations welcome)
  • Wheelchair accessible facility
  • Online programming available 5 days a week for registered ADP clients
  • Accepting frail older adults without cognitive impairments to the program on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
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What Our Clients Are Saying

“The Adult Day Program is a blessing for people like my mom and their family caregivers. When she was first diagnosed with dementia, she would spend her days just sitting in her room, looking out the window or at the wall. Now she goes to the Adult Day Program every day for mental and physical stimulation, companionship and nutritious meals. If it wasn’t for her ‘club’ she would have been in a long-term care facility years ago.”

– Family Caregiver

 
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