The Adult Day Center has reopened with limited capacity due to social distancing. We will continue to monitor the situation, and are following guidance from state and county officials and healthcare professionals to reduce risk associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Atlantic Visiting Nurse's Adult Day Center of Somerset Hills, a social adult day program model, offers a warm and supervised environment for older adults to enjoy a meaningful day filled with activity and socialization. Through a structured schedule and customized programming, the social, cognitive and personal care needs of our members are met. In addition to providing companionship and activity, the Center offers an economical alternative to daily in-home care. Adult day services may help avoid the difficult choice to move your loved one to a long-term care facility.
What We Offer
- Art and cultural programs
- Social and recreational activities
- Music, pet and horticultural therapy
- Daily exercise program
- Lunch and snacks
- Optional add-on services: podiatry and personal care, including shower service and hair styling
- Relief from the caregiving routine
- Time for work and errands
- Reassurance that loved ones are safe and socializing
- Caregiver support group
- Information about other caregiver services and available resources
- Transportation options are available
Please call to schedule a visit by calling 908-204-8857 and learn more about the benefits of adult day services.
Adult Day Center FAQs
Can I visit the Adult Day Center of Somerset Hills and learn more?
Yes. To schedule a visit and learn more about the benefits of adult day services, call 908-204-8857. We are open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm, and conveniently located at 200 Mt. Airy Road near I-287 and I-78 in Basking Ridge, NJ.
How do I enroll my loved one in the program?
Give us a call and we will arrange your initial visit. At this meeting, we acquire health and background information that helps determine if the prospective member would benefit from our program. As part of the enrollment process, we have the prospective member join in the morning activity while we talk with their caregiver. The is a free service and without any obligations.
I work part-time. Can my parent attend only on the days that I am working?
Our minimum attendance is two days per week. Although we are open from 8:00am to 4:30pm, we encourage members to be present at least from 10:00am to 3:00pm. This is when our formal programming takes place.
What are some indications that adult day services might be appropriate for my loved one?
If your loved one exhibits any of the following, there might be concern for their isolation and/or safety at home, and could benefit from our supervised, group setting:
- Not eating well or forgetting to eat
- Doesn’t socialize any longer
- Sleeps most of the day, minimal movement
- Showing signs of short-term memory loss and confusion
Can my loved one still take medications while at the Center?
Yes. Medications are administered at lunchtime by a registered nurse from Atlantic Visiting Nurse. A doctor’s order is necessary, our medication waver must be signed. The medication must be in a non-expired container from the pharmacy exactly marked with the medication inside. We only hold enough meds for the days per month that the member is attending.
Is financial assistance available for adult day care services?
Financial assistance may be available through the County Respite Program and the New Jersey Adult Day Services Program for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Dementia.
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