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.
People with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.
Separate program Circle of Friends for persons living with HIV/AIDS and dementia
CPR tracks, Lake Ontario, Don Valley Pkwy, Yonge St
Adult day programs
Some services are available in Korean, Circle of Friends program for individuals with HIV/AIDS and dementia
Fees are based on a sliding scale – includes noon meal and snacks. Financial subsidies available for eligible clients.
Transportation is available for those individuals who live withing the catchment area.
Circle of Friends program – special promotion as of January 2011 5 free visits – call for details.
Referrals are accepted from family, friends, doctors, health care professionals, and social workers.
Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Extended hours available upon request.
Individuals who live outside the catchment area can participate on the program, but the agency cannot provide transportation.
Circle of Friends program run in conjunction with AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT).
Persons diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and dementia
Group meets on weekly basis on Mondays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Activities include cooking program, discussion groups
For more information call 416-962-9449 ext 221