What types of activities are included in your programs?
Our day program includes meaningful structured activities aimed at supporting the four areas of wellness: Physical, Cognitive, Emotional, and Social. We integrate Fit Minds™ CST programming, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, Pet Therapy, Laughter Therapy and socialization into our daily routine.
What is Fit Minds?
Fit Minds is a Cognitive Stimulation Therapy Program that fosters better brain health by providing complex challenges that build brain resilience. Exercising the brain ensures your personal maximum brain health and as a result, can greatly improve Quality of Life.
What are your staff’s credentials?
Our staff have a mix of backgrounds. Ranging from Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists to Personal Support Workers. All of our care is Nurse Case Managed to ensure that our care is always relevant to our client’s needs.
Are your staff bonded?
Yes. All of our staff go through stringent Vulnerable Sectors police screening and have up to date CPR training so you are always assured that your loved ones are in good hands.
What type of meals are provided?
Freshly prepared meals are catered by a certified local kitchen and delivered daily. A mix of hot and cold meals will be provided with menus provided each week.
What about special meals?
Dietary concerns, special textures, and cultural preferences are not a problem.
Can care providers attend the program as well?
Yes. If there is space in the program.
Is transportation available?
There are various transportation options available. We are located right on the YRT bus route in central Newmarket. CHATS i-Ride and YRT Mobility Plus are both services our members use. Our Director of Care is able to complete the applications for these services on your behalf.
Is early and Late drop off service available?
Yes. Our normal day program would run from 9am until 4pm but early drop offs times (as early as 7am) and late pickup times (as late as 5pm) are available.
Are government subsidies available?
Many of our services may be covered under private insurance plans – check with your provider to see. Our day program services are HST exempt and tax deductible. Our services may be covered under private insurance plans – check with your provider to see.
Are you an approved VAC (Veterans Affairs) provider?
Yes. If you are a veteran our services may be covered.
Do you offer both half day and full day programs?
Yes. We offer both half and Full day programs. We have a 3 hour minimum.
Are meals included in your fees?
Meals are included in our full day programs and available in our half-day programs.
What are your rates?
- Full Day 9am-4pm $60 *Including lunch and the last hour is free*
- Morning Half Day 9am-12pm $30, lunch can be added on for $10 *Lunch served 12-1pm
- Afternoon Half Day 1-4pm $30, lunch can be added on for $10 *Lunch served 12-1pm
- Early Drop Off 7:00-7:45am by request only, 7:45-8:45am $10 fee
- Late Pick Up 4-5pm $10 fee
What type of care is provided?
Our staff are able to support members with occasional incontinence that may require assistance changing sanitary products. We can accommodate members using a walker or cane who require a one person assisted transfer. We offer medication administration and/or reminders as required.