DEMENTIA DAY CARE SERVICE 

Yong-en Dementia Day Care Service provides the following: 

* effective dementia care by enhancing the physical, psychosocial and spiritual well-being of our client.
* therapeutic environment with meaningful and culturally appropriate activities that maintain our clients in the community with dignity.
* specially designed activity programme for the individual client.



Activities/Programme

The activities and programmes conducted at Dementia Day Care are specially designed to cater to the needs of individual client.

The following activities are classified into four broad categories, and are well spread out through the day's programme:

 

Physical Exercises

* Strength training - Weight lifting (using filled mineral water bottles)

 

Balance training:

* Ball throwing/bouncing

 

Cognitive Activities

* Memory cards * Reading/Writing * Board games, puzzles

 

Social and Leisure Activities

* Outings * Watching movies * listening to music/singing * Chit-chatting

 

Activities Daily Living

* Cooking/Baking * Gardening * Doing simple household chores * Preparing simple snacks / drinks

 

Family Involvement and Training

Care-Givers' Support Group is organized on every last Thursday of the month to support and educate family members and caregivers.

 

Admission

Yong-en's Dementia Day Care Services are provided for clients who are diagnosed by medical professionals as having dementia and through referrals.

 

Programme Fee

Clients receive a heavily subsidised rate of $30-$36 per day.   Transport can be arranged at additional cost.

 

Operating Hours

Mondays - Fridays: 8:30am to 5:30pm

For enquires on application, please call 6309 0584