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FINDING THE RIGHT DAY-CARE FOR ADULTS WITH DISABILITY

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With so many adult day-care centres out there, it can sometimes feel overwhelming to choose one over the other. So, if you are considering special needs day-care, read on for further information about when and how you should pick your next home!

When it’s time to consider adult day-care, there are sure signs to spot when considering special needs day-care. If you don’t live with another person or your caregiver is frequently absent, it might be time to think about a caregiving service that can assist you all day long. Is your mental or physical disability stopping you from structuring your day-to-day activities? Or is it perhaps preventing you from being left alone at home? These are questions to ask yourself when regarding care.

 

How to find the right day-care centre for you

With plentiful options out there, you have to consider your priorities when choosing an adult day-care centre. For example, think about what assistance you actually need and whether a particular day-care centre offers help with it. This may be mental stimulation, help with walking, exercises, getting the proper nutrition in your diet, or engaging with social activities.

Quality special needs day-care centres usually focus on enriching each resident’s life; however, each facility will differ slightly, so you have to look out for your top priority features. Take a look below at some elements you could be considering.

 

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Personal Care

Many centres offer help with activities surrounding daily living. This can include walking, toilet hygiene, grooming, and even feeding. If you struggle to cope with these activities, looking for a facility that offers quality personal care services is wise.

Social activities

Dependence on social activities differs from person to person. Still, some people feel it is necessary to frequently interact with other residents and engage in planned activities tailored to their individual health conditions and abilities. Some centres offer a whole range of social activities whilst others have fewer, meaning that this factor is something to bear in mind.

Health Services

Some facilities offer better health services than others, providing medication dispensing along with intensive medical and therapeutic services. Some facilities can even provide counselling and support groups, which can sometimes be great for special needs adults who want to talk to someone or feel overwhelmed by their scenery change.

Trips and Transportation

Day-care centres often take their residents out on trips to experience the beauty of our community. Getting some fresh air, good food, and a change of scenery can help stimulate adults with disabilities. Do your research into which centres offer transportation to and from the centre and any local trips.

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Pet Therapy

If you adore pets, try finding a centre that offers pet therapy! This feature only appears in some centres; however, it can destress adults and boost morale.

So, hopefully, you will now have more of an idea about how to discover the right day-care centre for you! There are plenty to choose from but prioritising a few features over others can help you find somewhere you’ll love.

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Adequate Care Social Services specializes in complex social care services. We work with families and medical teams to foster a quality life for our clients. Our clients range from adults to seniors. 

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