ADULT DAY CARE
The Center is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm.
OVERNIGHT RESPITE CARE
The Center provides overnight respite care services two or more weekends a month. Clients remain at the facility from Friday afternoon until Sunday evening at 6:00 pm.
MENTAL, PHYSICAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Clients are involved in activities promoting involvement both socially and mentally. The Activity Director is responsible for scheduling daily activities and projects.
ASC provides counseling and psychosocial support to caregivers and family members of relatives suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
STRESS RELIEF CARE
ASC offers caregivers relief from the stress of caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or other dementias in several ways. (1)Weekend respite care affords the caregivers relief by caring for their loved ones from Friday until Sunday. (2) Caregiver resource and media room is designed not only to educate through the use of unlimited supplies of reading materials, use of computer but to be a safe haven that can be used to look at television or just to relax in the massage chair.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT SERVICES
Monthly caregiver support group meetings allow the caregiver a chance to interact with other caregivers and to participate in sessions with speakers who address specific issues concerning the care, available treatments and expected outcomes of treatment for persons suffering with dementia.
MEDICAL MONITORING SERVICES
An LPN or RN is always available during the time of operation of the Center. All necessary medications are dispensed and detailed records are kept for each client attending the Center.
The Center’s Dietary Manager is responsible providing daily meals for the clients. The Dietary Manager works within guidelines of a program officer from Georgia Dept. of Education to provide required nutritional needs.
EDUCATIONAL & TRAINING SERVICES
Educational and training services are offered in the form of one on one instruction, group setting and access to pamphlets and booklets on relevant topics.
Caregivers are given the opportunity to have questions concerning the care of their loved answered by the Outreach Coordinator and or Social Worker at the Center. The Outreach Coordinator also attends community health fairs, makes presentations about the Center and services offered and is responsible for referrals to those who are looking for such information.