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Quick Facts

The Adult Day Program in-person services are currently closed at this time.  The Adult Day Program Staff are providing check in wellness calls and programs through phone conferencing and virtual zoom programming at this time.


Days of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Hours of Operation:
Fluctuates at this time – see monthly Calendar

Program Capacity:
No Limit for Virtual or Phone Conferencing Programming

Program Criteria:

  • Early onset to Mild Alzheimer’s, Dementia or Cognitive Impairment, or Adults with Physical Disabilities
  • Referral Required from LHIN
  • Virtual or Phone Programs (Zoom or Telephone Based), will require a Telephone and/or Technical Device

Language of Service:
English

Fee:
$18.00 per day, in person program. No fees for Virtual or Phone programs

Staffing:

  • Three full-time employees and one part-time employee
  • Experienced Volunteers
  • Personal Support Worker(s)(PSW) for in person programs

Transportation:
Transportation must be arranged through Para-Transpo or through a family member. Our centre is accessible. More details on Para-Transpo are available on the OCTranspo website. Click here to download a Para-Transpo application form or call 613-244-1289.


What is an Adult Day Program?

The Good Companions Adult Day Support Program is a therapeutic, social, and recreational service for seniors who require some minimal assistance with day-to-day activities. The program is funded by the City of Ottawa, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and United Way East Ontario.

The Adult Day Support Program is designed to:

  • enhance well-being by providing social, physical and mental stimulation in a supportive, small group environment
  • strengthen the ability to remain independent for as long as possible
  • provide respite to caregivers and families

The In-Person Program Offers:

  • opportunities to socialize and form friendships
  • intellectual stimulation in the form of quizzes, brain gameand discussion groups
  • individualized programming and social activities in the form of Bingo, crafts, puzzles, art therapy, painting and therapeutic pets
  • individualized activity kits will be provided for members
  • chair exercises, chair yoga and Motiview by MOTITECH
  • a nutritious lunch and/or snack; arrangements for special diets are possible
  • non-denominationalchapel service via virtual zoom
  • referral services as required

United Way East Ontario (EO)

A Lifeline for Seniors and their Caregivers:

https://www.unitedwayeo.ca/news-and-stories/a-lifeline-for-seniors-and-their-caregivers/