Adult Day Care Centers provide therapeutic programs of social and health services as well as activities for adults in a non-institutional setting. Participants may utilize a variety of services offered during any part of a day, but less than a hour period. Social Adult Day Services is a structured, comprehensive program that provides functionally impaired adults (those who need help with everyday tasks) with an array of services in a protective setting for any part of the day, but for less than a hour period.
Basic facts about this important source of respite care. Normally, adult day care is used to relieve the caregiver or his or her duties for the day while ensuring that the care recipient will still receive the proper care in a safe, friendly environment. Adult Day Health Care - also called Adult Day Medical Care or ADHC, provides a higher level of care services with trained nurses on staff. In addition to activities and meals, physical, occupational, and speech therapies may be provided.
Adult Day Centers offer an interactive, safe, supervised environment for older adults and adults with a dementia-related disease, Parkinson’s Disease, or other organic brain syndromes. T hey provide personal care, nursing services, social services, therapeutic activities, nutrition, and therapeutic diets and emergency care. Adult day care services under the Aged and Disabled Waiver provide adult day care to active MO HealthNet participants aged 63 and over. Adult day care services provide continuous care and supervision to disabled adults in a licensed adult day care setting.