Organizational Overview


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Organizational Overview
What is the purpose of this organization?
Adult day care centers are community and not residential based. The purpose of these centers is to design services that assist the elderly with the impairments of aging so that they can remain active and maximize their quality of life through maintaining health and independence. The centers provide a safe environment that is supportive. There are a wide range of services available such as medical, social work, psychological and therapeutic. Day services also provide opportunities for the family to find respite care, education, support through counseling, support groups, legal assistance and home health care services.
In order to understand what is needed for the elderly...
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