We offer a creative, high-quality program intended to enrich our clients’ lives through a variety of activities and services that will enable them to live safe and satisfying lives in their own homes and communities.
Who We Care For
- FRAILTY & PHYSICAL DEPENDENCE
Nursing assistants and other trained staff are always present to assist the participants. Activities are adapted for specific physical challenges including wheelchair-bound seniors
- MEMORY IMPAIRMENT
Our centers provide a safe and secure environment for those with Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of Dementia. Our staff is well-trained in behavior management techniques
- STROKE & PARKINSON’S
More intensive assistance with personal care, eating, and bathing are provided by professional staff.
- CHRONIC DISEASES
The Mary Center Adult Day Care provides chronic care management to participants with Diabetes, Arthritis, Hypertension, and other diseases.
- ISOLATION AND DEPRESSION
The Mary Center provides emotional support, exercise, great food, fun, and medication management to care for and engage withdrawn seniors.
- PERSONAL CARE
Our experienced staff is properly trained and certified to handle issues with toileting, eating, and bathing including transfers. Our center has a walk-in shower to assist with bathing. We can care for those with feeding tubes in a respectful manner in the privacy of our nurse’s clinic.
- REHABILITATION SERVICES
The Mary Center offers restorative care services. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy can be provided in the center or coordinated with outside locations.
- Young adults 21 years old and older with developmental and mental disabilities
Here are the services we offer at The Mary Center Adult Day Care:
- Provide a secure, clean, and comfortable home-like environment
- Provide stimulation of mind and body for optimum well-being
- Provide clients with a wide range of activities that challenge their mental and physical abilities
- Promote maximum level of independence by maintaining the present level of functioning
- Promote emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being
- Provide necessary assistance with personal care (feeding, toileting, grooming, and ambulation)
- Provide preventive medical care and screening
- Provide nutritious meals
- Provide interesting and educational activities
- Offer interesting and entertaining schedules
- Offer activities to encourage
Our Program’s Core Services
- Assistance and supervision with activities of daily living
- Review/monitor health status and dietary needs
- Review/oversee/administer medications, if necessary
- Personal Care
- Assist with adaptation at Center
- Arrange for community services
- Discharge planning, assistance in transition, and follow-up
- Individual/group counseling and support to families
- Inform and refer clients, as necessary
- Act as a liaison between client, caregiver, and the Center
- Coordinate care plan with other entities, if appropriate
Calendar activities which strive to maintain lifelong skills, learn new skills, challenge and tap potential abilities, participate in activities of interest, improve capacity for independent function, develop interpersonal relationships and creative capabilities, improve physical and emotional well-being, experience cultural enrichment, and have fun and enjoyment.
Well-balanced meals are served in accordance with Missouri Child and Adult Care Food Program dietary standards.
Staff members are CPR and First-Aid certified as well as trained in the policies and procedures maintained for handling emergencies.
COMMUNITY-BASED CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT
Patients suffering from chronic care conditions account for 81% of hospital admissions and 76% of physician visits.
Stanford University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation conducted a study that found that a home-based nurse directed system of care significantly improved patients’ diabetes and lowered cholesterol levels.
MANAGING CHRONIC DISEASES
The Mary Center Adult Day Care provides health-related services to seniors with chronic care conditions in a safe and supportive environment for patients with:
- Advanced Arthritis
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Multi-infarct Dementia
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Daily observation and health monitoring
- Therapeutic diets
- Medication Administration
- Assist with ambulation (wheelchairs welcome)
- Combat social isolation
- Coordination of rehabilitative services
- Tube Feeding
- Ostomy Care
- Certified Nursing Assistants
- Social Workers
- Activity professionals