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Adult Day Care

As society moves away from institutionalized care to home based care and aging in place, the vital role that adult day services play will grow. Now is the time to consider this as a viable business option.

Starting an Adult Medical Day Center
The Census Bureau reports more than 40 million people in the United States were over 65 in 2010. That number is expected to jump to 88 million by 2050.  There is a growing trend to provide care to our elders in the community. That reality, combined with national initiatives to reduce hospitalizations, adult medical day services may be a good health care solution for your community. In this article, we look at how to start an adult medical day care center. 

 

Adult Day Services Article Hub
With the continued push towards aging in place, adult day services or adult day centers play a vital role in the quality of life for our seniors. In this hub we look at statistics for the industry, state rules and regulations, certification, record keeping, service requirements, design environment and safety, as well as staffing.

National Adult Day Services Association
The National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) is a leading organization in the rapidly growing adult day services (ADS) industry. Members include adult day center providers, state associations of providers, corporations, educators, students, retired workers and others interested in working to build better lives for adults in adult day programs. If you are in the adult day care business or thinking about it, this is a great place to start your learning.

Adult Day Care Overview
As society moves away from institutionalized care to home based care and aging in place, the vital role that adult day services play will grow. Now is the time to consider this as a viable business option. The MetLife Mature Market Institute report on adult day care sheds light on this growing industry. Elder day care offers both respite for...

Adult Day Services Rules and Regs
With the growing trend for payers to want to keep people out of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, other aging services become increasingly important. One of those is adult day care or adult day services (ADS). And with increased importance comes increased scrutiny. This article provides an overview of adult day care rules and...

Adult Day Services Certification
As the push for aging in place grows, Adult Day Centers will become increasingly important. And the rules governing them will grow as well. The certification of these centers is important. In this article we look at one state’s requirements – Oregon – as a template for other states and for providers contemplating entry into this market.

Adult Day Services Record Keeping
Adult Day Services, more commonly known as Adult Medical Day Care Centers or Adult Day Care Centers are becoming increasingly popular. And therefore they are also becoming more scrutinized. One part of the certification process covered in this article is record keeping and service requirements.

Adult Day Services - Design, Environment and Safety
Adult day services design, environment and safety issues are paramount to quality of life for residents. We look at these issues in our continuing series of certification requirements for adult day services.

Adult Day Services Staffing & Administration
In our continuing series on Adult Day Services, we devote this article to staffing. Here are some considerations. All employees and volunteers must have a background check. Each staff person and volunteer must be competent and qualified for the position held. Staff must hold personal information about participants and their families in...

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