A support service that provides supervised programming in a group setting for adults to assist them to achieve and maintain their maximum level of functioning, to prevent premature and inappropriate institutionalization, and to provide respite and information for caregivers.
May include: planned social, recreational and physical activities, meals, and transportation (if required), personal support/attendant care and minor health care service (e.g., monitoring medication).
Usually located in a hospital, senior’s centre or other community location, the service is provided for all or part of a day, or, in a few locations, during the evening. User fees may apply.
Adult day programs
For people with dementia.
Maximum 40 participants per day.
Toronto, Southern GTA
$60 per day (includes entire day program, 2 snacks, hot lunch)
$9.00 each way for transportation
Extra charge for assistance with feeding or other special needs
Day program caters to individuals with dementia. Programming based on Montessori Methods for Dementia – to maintain and enhance an individual’s abilities, improve self-esteem, reduce or eliminate responsive behaviours.
Hours 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Program caters to Jewish seniors, but all are welcome.