Long Term Care

Adult Day Service


About our Adult Day Service (ADS)

Residents' daily activitiesOur Adult Day Service (ADS) is a service for people who are socially isolated or feeling lonely, can’t manage on their own anymore, or need assistance and/or supervision with day to day activities. See this short video to learn more about ADS programs.

Participants:

ADS Participants:
  • Are adults who are frail, have Alzheimer's Disease or, dementia or have physical disabilities, chronic illness, or other conditions that require care.
  • Come to our centres from one to several days a week to partake in exercise, social recreational and therapeutic activities that will help maintain their independence in the community.
  • Participate in a variety of sensory stimulating activities offered each day.
  • Benefit from personalized attention to their individual needs and abilities.
  • Receive assistance with personal care, eating, dressing, and toileting.

Caregiver support

Adult Day Service lets families and caregivers:

  • Take a break.
  • Attend to their daily errands and their own physical/emotional needs.
  • Maintain a healthy work/life balance.
  • Keep working.

Become a member of the Caregiver Advisory and Support Group.

We also offer caregiver support and help families and caregivers connect with other service providers.

Centres and hours

Our Davis Centre, Malton Village, Peel Manor Tall Pines and Sheridan Villa locations offer ADS.

ADS hours vary from centre to centre. Some centres offer evening and weekend hours. View this chart for hours of operation and services offered at each centre.

Further information about these programs is available from the Adult Day Services Supervisor at your location of interest:

  • Peel Manor
    Janet Hobson - 905 453-4140, Ext. 3708
  • Tall Pines
    Melissa Huerto - 905-791-2449, Ext. 2310
  • Davis Centre
    Lynda deAbaitua - 905-857-7842, Ext. 3008
  • Malton Village
    Jeanie Papaconstantinou - 905-791-1179, Ext. 7369
  • Sheridan Villa
    Allyson Mitchell - 905-791-8668, Ext. 2925

Who is eligible

Individuals applying for ADS must

  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Have a valid Ontario Health Card.

How to apply

Contact your local Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). The CCAC will explain the application process and meet with the applicant.

There are two CCACs in Peel:

  • Mississauga Halton
    Call 905.855.9090 or toll-free at 1.877.336.9090.
  • Central West
    Call 905.796.0040 or toll-free at 1.888.733.1177.

You may contact the ADS Supervisor at one of our participating centres for more information. The Supervisor will meet with you and show you the ADS programs.

Cost

The Adult Day Service fee is $21.00 per day. Subsidies may be available for those who qualify. Fees are reviewed annually.

ADS activitiesActivities

Our ADS participants enjoy social, recreational and therapeutic activities led by professional staff. Each activity is designed to enhance participants' physical and psychological well-being. We often combine our long term care residents' and ADS group activities.

Our ADS activities include:

  • Exercise and wellness programs.
  • Gardening, reading, woodworking, cooking and baking.
  • Crafts, board games, cards and music.
  • Reading and discussion groups.
  • Spiritual care.
  • Outings in a wheelchair-accessible bus.
  • Special events such as birthday celebrations and picnics.
  • Cultural events.
  • Reminiscing and sensory stimulation.

Families are always welcome to join and celebrate special occasions with our participants, staff and volunteers.

Care and support services

Our trained staff also provide the following care and support services:

  • Bathing and/or showering program.
  • Physiotherapy, including an individual assessment and access to a centre’s physiotherapy room.
  • Consultations on various health conditions (such as diabetes and obesity), blood pressure checks and glucose monitoring provided by Registered Nurses.
  • Dietitian services.

These services are offered as part of our regular ADS program activities and do not require an additional fee.

Other services

ADS participants can arrange for an appointment with a dentist, eye doctor, or a foot specialist or visit a hairdressing salon located in each centre. Fees are set by and paid directly to the service provider. A fee schedule is available.

Meals and snacks

We provide a nutritious meal and snacks to all participants. Assistance during meal times can be provided if required.

Transportation

Participants and their caregivers are responsible for getting to and from ADS. Where this is not possible, the Adult Day and Community Services Supervisor will link the participant to other transportation options such as TransHelp, Passenger Assistance Program, or Caledon Community Services.

For more information about TransHelp services, please call 905.791.1015, Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Caledon residents may also access Caledon Community Services Transportation at 905.951.1671 or 905.584.4562 (Caledon East) for assistance with getting to the ADS Program.

Related links:
Caledon Community Services Transportation
TransHelp

Revised: Wednesday June 22 2016

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