Adult Day Program

Supporting People with Dementia and their Families.

Adult Day programs provide flexible individualized programming, socialization and companionship with supervision. We offer caregivers a day of respite with confidence and peace of mind. 

Northwood’s Adult Day program is for dependent adults over the age of 50* who have a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease or who may be physically frail.
*Age exceptions may be made for those suffering from early onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, Pick’s Disease, Lewy Bodies or vascular type Dementia).

Our Adult Day program provides:

A personal care program designed to help build on and maintain current life skills.
Social opportunities within a supportive environment.


Activities may include: armchair exercises, baking program, arts and crafts, music, gardening and games.

We are proud to have on staff Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Continuing Care Assistants experienced in caring for dependent adults.

Benefits:

Helps maintain current level of functioning.
Provides opportunities for socialization in a safe and secure environment.
Promotes physical and mental health.
Provides support and respite for families and caregivers.
Prevents or delays admission to a long term care facility.

Options and fees:

Full Day Program (8:30 AM – 3:00 PM)
Includes both a mid-morning snack and a full lunch
Cost is $26.00/day

Morning Program (8:30 – 11:30 AM)
Includes a mid-morning snack
Cost is $12.00/day

Afternoon Program (12:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
Includes a hearty lunch
Cost is $18.00/day

How do I access the program?

Dementia Day Program is offered at Northwood’s Halifax and Bedford campuses and on Eileen Stubbs Ave. (Dartmouth) from Monday to Friday.
Referrals can be made by phone at (902) 454-9706.

We also accept referrals from community agencies, Community Services, physicians and family members.

We’ll ask you to complete an information package prior to enrollment.

The participant must meet our admission criteria.

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