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Hillsdale Estates

Adult Day Program

“Caring for adults living with Alzheimer's disease or related dementia”

Chairs around a tv Flower pot at entrance Couch and a chair in a living space

Hillsdale Estates Adult Day Program
590 Oshawa Blvd. N.
Oshawa, ON  L1G 5T9
905-579-1777 ext. 6318
carolyn.douglas@durham.ca

What is an Adult Day Program?

Hillsdale Estates Adult Day Program provides supervised therapeutic social and recreational programming, in a secure setting, for adults living with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's disease or related dementias, in order to assist them in achieving and maintaining their maximum level of functioning. The program also offers respite for the caregiver / family member, so he / she can enjoy some personal time while their loved one is cared for by professional and experienced staff.

Benefits for Clients:

  • To socialize and benefit from peer support in a stimulating environment.
  • To participate in meaningful programs that are designed to focus on the individual person, their abilities and strengths.
  • To remain involved in recreational activities of choice.
  • To participate in a daily balance and strengthening chair exercise class.
  • To enjoy a daily hot lunch and nutrition breaks, including special dietary requirements.
  • To receive assistance with personal care, as needed.
  • Every effort is made to accommodate language and cultural preference.

Benefits for Caregivers / Family Members:

  • To receive well-deserved respite, so that he/she can relax and enjoy some personal time, knowing their loved one is well cared for.
  • To access support, education and linkages to community services.

Transportation:

  • A transportation plan is determined for each participant.
  • The option of utilizing accessible transportation services is discussed with the Day Program Coordinator.

Directions to Adult Day Program:

Map of Hillsdale Estates

From 401 take Ritson Rd. N.
We are the first left following Centennial Park, south of Rossland.
590 Oshawa Blvd. N.

Our day programs are staffed by experienced professionals, including:

  • Day Program Coordinator
  • Office Assistant
  • Recreation programmers
  • University and College placement students
  • Dedicated volunteers

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Hours of operation:

Hillsdale Estates Adult Day Program operates Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Extended hours are also available Monday to Friday between 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at no extra cost. This service can be arranged with the Day Program Coordinator. The program is open on most statutory holidays throughout the year. Please check with staff to confirm the program schedule.

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Fees:

  • The fee is $21 per day.
  • Fees include a hot, noon meal and nutrition breaks during the day.
  • Subsidy is available for those who meet criteria.

How to apply:

Contact the Central East Community Care Access Centre (CECCAC) at 905-430-3308 or toll-free at 1-800-263-3877.

How to book a tour:

Contact Carolyn Douglas at 905-579-1777 ext. 6318.

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