Mental Health & Adult Day Care:  Worthy Marriage?

Mental Health & Adult Day Care: Worthy Marriage?

For some it is almost not an option.  How so?  Well more and more participants in adult day health programs are managing some level of mental illness.  Diagnosis range from anxiety disorders to paranoid schizophrenia to major depression. At the same time many are not...
Operators Must be Prepared to Discuss Cost Advantages

Operators Must be Prepared to Discuss Cost Advantages

Adult day health care continues to grow throughout the world with providers giving families a basis for comfort, household management and security for someone they love.  The rehabilitative components of adult day care make these programs of even greater significance....
Securing Start-up Funding is a Real Science

Securing Start-up Funding is a Real Science

We suppose all businesses require some form of start-up funding, even the kitchen table ones and adult day care is no exception.  We also believe that a significant part of the process of securing financing is being able to articulate exactly how you will earn.  Those...
Its Time for Medicare Action Now…

Its Time for Medicare Action Now…

Amidst the fight against ISIS, crumbling roads and bridges and other infrastructural issues facing America, we still cannot justify ignoring the need for a progressive approach when it comes to long-term care.  Adult day care should immediately become a Medicare...
Check with Licensing Before Adding Outpatient Rehab

Check with Licensing Before Adding Outpatient Rehab

The adult day health care center is becoming the beacon of all inclusive care in American communities.  From neuro-rehab, to aquatic therapy to family counseling to help people manage stressful caregiving to barrier free personal care for the chronically obese, these...
Professional Activity Sessions add Real “Professionalism” to Adult Day Programs

Municipal Education Can Help Promote Safety

The rise of the residential adult day care program is real and visible.  Serving 8 to 14 people in a private home during the day for people who cannot be left home alone as they battle dementia and catastrophic injury is a real community booster.  People are helped to...
Professional Activity Sessions add Real “Professionalism” to Adult Day Programs

We Support the Residential Model of Adult Day Care

From Georgia to Nevada regulators are making accommodations for what some consider a less traditional approach to adult day services.  For a generation we have viewed adult day care as a larger program, typically operating in a commercial building.  If you read some...
Professional Activity Sessions add Real “Professionalism” to Adult Day Programs

Happy Employees Make Adult Day Care Centers Rock

Success in adult day care rests with many factors.  These include having a clinically competent and properly managed memory care initiative, outstanding sanitation program and a meaningful activities routine.  And yet all of these revolve around one other critical...
Professional Activity Sessions add Real “Professionalism” to Adult Day Programs

Small Can Work Well in Adult Day Care

This week we spent time enjoying the open house event of Open Heart Community Care’s adult day care program.  We thank those who phoned later in the day indicating they could not join us but asked for a time to visit later.  This is an enhanced social model...