5 Day Programs in Connecticut for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Finding a day program for your newly disabled loved one can be overwhelming, and it is challenging to know where even to start. This list of links to Connecticut day programs might be one place to start.*
*Please note that this article is for informational purposes only and doesn’t serve as an endorsement from Lift & Care Systems for any of these programs. Please do the research for yourself to help find the right day program for you and your loved ones. Here are a few of our other blog posts to help with this:
- What to Look for in a Community-Based Services Day Program for Disabled Adults
- How to Assess the Safety of a Day Program
- Durable Medical Equipment Every Day Program Should Have in Place
Connecticut Association of Day Services (CAADS) is Connecticut’s only professional organization devoted to promoting adult day health services as a high-quality community-based option in the continuum of long-term care. With over 40 locations around the state, and authorized by the Connecticut Department of Social Services, CAADS adult day services provide professional services ranging from social activities and therapeutic recreation to nursing care and rehabilitation services. These services blend traditional health and social services in a group setting with an individualized plan of care.
The Western Connecticut Area Agency on Aging (WCAAA) Adult Day Care programs are community-based and designed to meet cognitively and physically impaired adults’ needs through a structured, comprehensive program. Adult Day Care Centers provide various health, social, recreational, and related support services included but not limited to socialization, supervision, personal care, and nutrition in a protective setting during the workday.
All Care LLC is a Medical Model Adult Day Care staffed by a full-time nurse to monitor health status, administer medication, and other needs as necessary. All Care also has licensed and certified nursing assistants to help provide showers, ambulation, and feeding assistance as needed. Each month features new activities, which may include trips, cookouts, and musical events and celebrations.
UCP provides an array of activities that offer adults with disabilities choices. Each individual identifies their areas of interest and activity preferences to help develop their skills and increase socialization. UCP helps people with disabilities attain a maximum level of independence and community inclusion through various on-site or community-based activities. UCP continually develops new community partnerships to enhance and expand our offerings.
PrimeCare, Inc. provides day support options programs in Waterbury, Wolcott, and South Windsor. The programs offer individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities a day program each weekday. The planned activities include volunteer services, social activities, recreational activities, and daily living skills practice. Prime Care staff members work with individuals one on one and in group settings.
PrimeCare, Inc. also has group Supported Employment Programs located in Waterbury and Wolcott. These programs provide an opportunity for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to get and keep meaningful employment for community-based businesses and industries. Job Coaches provide on-the-job training for various activities such as housekeeping, laundry services, store stocking, maintenance, product assembly, and groundskeeping.
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