Our Alzheimer's Day Care Program offers a caring
and supportive environment to participants, managed by professionally
trained staff. An individualized plan of care is designed for each
participant to maximize their well-being, dignity and quality of
The program features a variety of social, cognitive,
and recreational activities, as well as health-related services
and therapies as needed. We encourage people to participate in these
activities focusing on their abilities. This maintains self-esteem
and encourages independence.
One of the goals of this program is to prevent
premature skilled nursing placement.
Features and benefits of the program include:
- Individualized care plans based on the needs of each individual
- A safe, supportive, and nurturing environment
- In depth medical case management from specialized, trained nurses,
social workers, physical, speech and occupational therapists
- Nursing treatment and psychological services as needed
- Daily hot, nutritional noon meal
- Social interaction, friendship and connections with staff, volunteers,
and other program participants
- Daily social, recreational, and educational activities, arts and
crafts, music, exercise, discussions, games, dancing, gardening,
current events and more!
- Holiday and themed event celebrations including an annual outdoor
- Increased independence and well-being
- Program offered Monday through Friday
- Social and referral services as needed
- Liaison with others involved in caring for the participant
Support groups, education and counseling services are available
for caregivers, family members and are open to the general public.
Our professionals work with caregivers one-on-one, and in a group
setting, providing support and education on a variety of issues
including health, caring for an elder, and many other difficult
Support groups are offered at Mt. Diablo Center
in Pleasant Hill on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00 -
2:30 and the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
Support Groups are offered at the Antioch Senior Center (415 W.
Second Street) on the second and fourth Wednesdays from 1:30-3:00.
These support groups are co-sponsored by the Alzheimer's
Association, who may be contacted for other support groups.
Whether or not adult day services fit your individual caregiving
needs, we can provide you with referrals to other organizations
in your community that are geared toward providing specialized services
to meet your unique situation.
For more information about these programs, please
contact the Mt. Diablo Center for Adult
Day Health Care in Pleasant Hill at (925) 682-6330, or the Bedford
Center for Adult Day Health Care in Antioch at (925) 778-4171.