Adult Day Care Center
Adult Care Center of Northern Shenandoah Valley
Who We Are
The Adult Care Center is a Monday-Friday daycare for adults unable to stay by themselves, such as a person with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke patients, and frail adults. Capacity is 35. Our Services include individualized care plans based on medical, health, and social needs, care for incontinent individuals, continuous medical monitoring and documentation by a registered nurse, monthly check of weight, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration, glucose monitoring, supervised medication, socialization with staff, other participants, and volunteers, therapeutic walking assistance, structured daily activities, snacks and a hot lunch, and personal assistance with daily needs.
Some specific activities include group music therapy, painting, crafts, pet visits, parties, games, group discussions, bingo, spelling bees, growing flowers and plants, and sensory stimulation games.
The staff consists of a full-time director, registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, and a certified music therapist. All staff are trained in first aid and CPR and attend yearly training updates. Volunteers also supplement the staff. Attendant services are available only at the daycare center.
Paratransit services are available for Winchester residents only; other area residents must provide their own transportation.