Southeast Wisconsin Directory 2023


A duLT d Ay S ERvIcES

dult day Services are a prac tical and appealing part of the solution to long-term care needs of older adults, as well as younger disabled persons. For many, Adult day Services are an option to nursing home or other residential or institutional forms of care. Adult day centers are designed to serve adults who are experiencing a decrease in physi cal, mental and social functioning and who need the protective environment that Adult day Services can provide. Adult day centers are able to care for persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders, men tal retardation and developmen tal disabilities, chronic mental ill ness, and physical problems relat ed to aging and disability. not all centers are able to provide care for all of these various popula tions. If you are looking for care for yourself or a loved one, it will be important to find out what kinds of people the center you are checking into is able to care for. has the staff been trained to care for the special needs of persons with the kinds of needs you or your loved one has? Are there other people in the center with similar kinds of needs? Is the pro gram integrated, that is do all persons regardless of disability, or special needs participate in one program or are there specialized programs and services available? These are just some of the ques tions you should ask. Adults who can benefit most from the special care provided in an Adult day center are those who need supervision, social interaction and assistance with

Kenosha ..........................13 Racine ............................13 Walworth........................13 County index Adult day Services are less expensive than institutional care. Fees for Adult day Services vary from center to center based on what services are included in the fee. Some centers may be able to offer low income persons a reduced fee based on ability to pay. pants an opportunity to express themselves in a variety of ways, as well as opportunities to learn and develop new skills. Senior Resources, Inc. specializes in providing comprehensive information on service providers for older adults in the state ofWisconsin. If you are a consumer or would like to reach a consumer, we have many options available via our catalogs and the world wide web. Online: Email: Mail: P.O. Box 285 Germantown, WI 53022

more than one activity of daily living such as eating, walking, toileting, bathing or dressing. centers provide a wide variety of services such as Recreational Therapy, Meals, Social Services, Transportation, Personal care including bathing, hair and nail care, nursing Services, Rehabilitation Therapy includ ing physical, occupational and speech therapy, and Medical Services. not every center will pro vide all of these services. Many programs, especially in urban areas, may provide the full range of services. Individual participants should receive the services that they need based on an assessment by the cen ter's professional staff and the development of a plan of care to meet those needs. Adult day centers have a variety of professional staff based on the range of services that they pro vide and may include nurses, social workers, therapists and other staff specially trained to work in the day care setting. For frail older adults, Adult day center activities may include everything from partic ipating in a variety of programs such as current event discus sion groups, arts and craft activities, health education, and passive exercise groups. Music and art activities give partici

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