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Adult Day Program

UPDATED 6/15/2017

Now taking applications for Part-Time & Full-Time Members!

 

The Don & Beth Straus Day Program at Birch Bay Village  provides socialization and support services for seniors and their family members in Hancock County. Members are encouraged to participate in a variety of programming based on individual interests and needs.

Morning and afternoon refreshments and a nourishing home-style meal are served daily. Medication administration, and grooming are available. Consulting medical staff assist with health monitoring. Staff work with families to develop an individualized plan of care for each member.

Our highly trained staff include: a Board Certified Music Therapist, Qualified Activities Coordinator, Personal Support Specialists, and Certified Residential Medication Aides.


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Members enjoy spending time in our garden.


Hours of service are from: 9:00am-3:00pm Monday thru Friday.

Transportation is available to qualified members.

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Various funding options are available making our program accessible and affordable for all.

Family caregivers are encouraged to use their time to enjoy their favorite activity or join one of our support groups to share the joys and challenges of caregiving.

Programming includes:

· Painting and artistic expression
· Gardening
· Mind joggers
· Cooking and baking
· Storytelling and legacy projects
· Music Therapy
· Exercise, dancing, and creative movement
· Volunteer entertainment

For more information, please call us at 288-8014.

 

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School children visit regularly to read to our members.

 

A testimonial from a family of a Day Program member:

"Birch Bay Village sends a bus to pick up my dad, and drops him back off at home each day. My dad has become friendly with the bus driver and is ready and waiting each day for his trip to your facility. Since attending dad’s health and emotional well-being have improved tremendously. Dad is much more independent, is more talkative, loves the staff and is much happier.

The programs offers many activities to include games and music which he loves. He also loves the food especially the fruit

The best thing of all about Birch Bay Village is that I am able to go to work each day and be assured that my dear dad is receiving wonderful care and lots of love through the day care program."