Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs About Litchfield Hills Adult Day Center
Operation of the Center
What year did the center open?
Litchfield Hills Adult Day Center opened in 2014.
Is your center licensed?
Yes, we are peer reviewed by the CT Association of Adult Day Services (CAADS).
What days and hours does the center open?
We are open Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hours can vary in the a.m.
If my loved one calls out (is not able to attend) will they be required to pay for the day?
Can my loved one come short term?
Yes – your loved one can attend the Center one day or 10 years – or whatever works for their specific situation.
Is there an hourly rate?
Is there transportation?
Yes, we provide transportation within an approximate 20 mile radius.
Can my loved one come for a free trial?
About Our Services
What stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s can be accommodated?
Mild to moderate without medical assistance.
Is toileting assistance available?
Is there bathing and therapy available?
Can the staff dispense medication?
Yes. The member must take their own medication. The member will be handed their medication at the time it is to be taken.
Do you provide meals?
A hot lunch and a snack are provided. Those with special dietary needs are offered special meals.
Is there a nurse on staff?
No. However, there is a nurse on call during operating hours.
When is my loved one ready for Adult Day services?
- When they can no longer engage in their daily activities
- When they are lonely or depressed
- When it is unsafe for them to stay alone
- When the person they live with is away from the home most of the day
It is much easier to start a loved one at a center while they can fully enjoy the activities and company of others. As their abilities and needs change they will be familiar with the setting and routine of the center, making it more comfortable for them as they progress.
When choosing a day center, determining the needs for your loved one will help in the choosing of the center. There are different types of adult day centers: Social model verses Medical model centers. For details on both types of day centers and services, see this page from the CAADS website. For further information or if you have any questions and need help deciding, please feel free to call us and ask.
Adult day care has been proven to improve health-related quality of life for participants, according to the National Adult Day Services Association (NASDA).