KEEPING JOY Seniors Day Program

Organization Sponsor: Acclaim Health

Organization Partner: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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Program Description

The Acclaim Health Seniors Day Programs provides specialized therapeutic social and recreational interaction for individuals with Alzheimer disease and related disorders. Wheelchair accessible, secure program environments are designed to maximize independence, while giving caregivers a break from their caregiving roles.

Experienced Acclaim Health staff support and engage clients who would otherwise often be socially isolated at home. Activities build on past interests and changing abilities of clients.

The Seniors Day Programs is a “special club” where friends are made and new experiences occur.
Families pay a daily affordable registration fee for clients to attend the Seniors Day Programs. Additional subsidy is available to qualified individuals. We are a smoke-free facility.

Program Approximate Cost: 

$22.00 per day

Funding Sources: 

Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Grants - Healthy Community Fund; United Way

Strategies For Sustainability: 

Acclaim Health is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing a broad spectrum of community health support services. Acclaim Health’s mission is to provide people with quality,community based health care solutions.

Evaluation Tools: 

Online survey and evaluation.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

Acclaim Health provides collaborative solutions for health care needs and is a caring partner committed to Respect, Participation, Responsiveness and Innovation.
Acclaim Health is the preferred partner in providing community-based health care solutions. Acclaim Health provides people with quality, community based health care solutions.

Length and Stage of Project: 

VON: 1930; VON Alzheimer Services: 1988

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