A Dementia Specific Day Center providing dementia-specific care and therapeutic activities to the patients in a safe and secure setting, while providing peace of mind and a break in the day for the family caregiver. Other services that may be provided there include the Family Nurse Consultant and ID Locator Service.
Alzheimer's Community Care's Program Nurses and staff are dementia-care specialists, with ongoing training in Alzheimer's Disease and related neurocognitive disorders. The organization maintains a staff to patient ratio of 1-to-5 to ensure each patient receives the individualized care needed. Program Nurses monitor patient nutrition and hydration, administer medications, evaluate health status, respond to medical needs and ensure that patients are involved in care to their maximum benefit every day.
Anyone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another neurocognitive disorder may be eligible to attend the Day Center. To find out more
The cost for a full day, up to 10 hours, is $70 and a ½ day plan is at $40. There are a variety of payment options available including Medicaid, scholarships, long-term care insurance and private pay. Your Family Nurse Consultant and Case Manager can provide further assistance as need.
Patients who attend the Day Centers enjoy breakfast, lunch and a snack together each day. The days include therapeutic activities including: pet therapy, art therapy, music therapy, socialization and physical exercise. To see some of these activities click here
Our 11 centers are designed to provide the tools for Alzheimer's patients and family caregivers to maintain their quality of life. In order to accomplish this, patients receive comprehensive dementia-specific care, which lessens the impact of behaviors associated with Alzheimer's disease.