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Public Service Announcement

Region of Durham's Adult Day programs recognize Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) Awareness Month

WHITBY, ON February 03, 2016

The Hillsdale Estates and Lakeview Manor (Beaverton and Port Perry sites) Adult Day programs—offered by The Regional Municipality of Durham, Social Services Department—are recognizing Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO) Awareness Month in February with a free public information session on Feb. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hillsdale Estates. The Region’s Adult Day programs provide a wide range of therapeutic social and recreational activities for adults with cognitive impairments (such as Alzheimer’s disease, or related dementias).

WHEN:

  • Hillsdale Estates—Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (extended hours are available between 8:15 to 9 a.m. and/or 3 to 4:30 p.m.)
  • Lakeview Manor (Beaverton site)—Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Lakeview Manor (Port Perry site) Lakeridge Health Corporation—Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

WHERE:

  • Hillsdale Estates—590 Oshawa Blvd. N., Oshawa.
  • Lakeview Manor (Beaverton site)—133 Main St. N., Beaverton.
  • Lakeview Manor (Port Perry site) Lakeridge Health Corporation—451 Paxton St., Port Perry (rehabilitation area).

WHY:

The Region’s Adult Day programs offer clients an opportunity to participate in recreational and social programs with other individuals experiencing similar challenges. The programs are designed to stimulate, engage, and maintain clients’ physical and mental capacities in a supportive and secure environment. They also offer respite for caregivers and/or families, so they can enjoy personal time while their loved one attends the program.

A fee is required for individuals to participate in the programs. However, a subsidy may be available (through application).

NOTE:

The free public information session on the Hillsdale Estates and Lakeview Manor Adult Day programs will be held on Feb. 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Hillsdale Estates in Oshawa. Participants are required to RSVP to 905-579-1777 ext. 6318 or 6342 by Monday, Feb. 22.

For more information about the Hillsdale Estates program, or to book a tour, contact Carolyn Douglas at 905-579-1777 ext. 497 or carolyn.douglas@durham.ca. For more information about the Lakeview Manor program (Beaverton and Port Perry sites), or to book a tour, contact Michelle VanGenechten at 705-426-7388 ext. 5327 or michelle.vangenechten@durham.ca.

To apply for the adult day programs, please contact the Central East Community Care Access Centre at 905-430-3308 or toll-free at 1-800-263-3877.

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