South Vancouver Adult Day Program is a specialized service that supports frail seniors with physical and /or cognitive challenges to live independently in in their community for as long as possible.
We believe that our seniors have the right to a meaningful life in a supportive, caring environment. Using a person-centered approach to care, our trained staff team is committed to enriching the lives of our elders by facilitating medical and therapeutic programs which reflect their health needs, interests and abilities and by providing opportunities to have fun, connect with others, make new friends and contribute to community.
Our Activity Team works with seniors to facilitate a variety of individual, small and large group
activities based on interest, language and ability level. These include:
Three daily falls prevention, functional fitness exercise programs for high, medium and low functioning participants
art and craft projects
multicultural celebrations and events
Scenic and lunch outings
Our Nurse provides medical monitoring which includes:
Weight and blood pressure management
Dietary monitoring and counseling
One-on-one health consulting
Arrangement of on-site podiatry service
Regular communication with family caregivers, Doctors and Case Managers
Family Caregivers are supported through caregiver events, one on one counselling, respite, and referral to community programs for seniors and caregivers facilitated by South Vancouver Neighbourhood House and other organizations.
SVADP offers nutritious meals that include a hot breakfast, a hot lunch, snacks and take-home meals.
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. ? 4 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday and on all Statutory Holidays
Program operates between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.
Family members are welcome to visit during Program hours.
New referrals are welcome by appointment only.
may refer anyone they believe may be eligible for Adult Day Program Services by
calling Central Intake at 604-263-7377. Self
referrals are also welcome.
?Free parking for visitors and drop off is available off the alley between 48th and 49th Avenues behind the SVADP building. The Centre will pick up seniors who have been admitted and are waiting for HandyDart Service. Read more information on HandyDart.
Adult Day Program participants are seniors living in the community whose ability to function independently is affected by long term and/or chronic health challenges.
Eligibility is determined by a Case Manager in your local Community Health Centre through Vancouver Community Central Intake for Vancouver Coastal Health, Continuing Care Division at 604-263-7377.