Day Break provides valuable respite for caregivers while their loved ones can spend their day in a safe, fun, and individualized environment.
If you choose to join the club, you will find that Day Break is about YOU. You may want to attend for a particular activity, such as bingo, craft class or entertainment offered in the dining room. A team of people will be working to provide any needed care and to encourage independence. We strive to enable success and provide support to foster a healthy and enjoyable experience.
Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Schedules can be set at time of enrollment and changed at any time.
If service is needed on an unscheduled day, or making a cancellation, please give 24 hours notice if possible.
Day Break is not only valuable for those receiving services but for their loved ones. It provides a break from the important yet strenuous tasks of taking care of someone. Day break plays a critical role in keeping people in their home and out of long-term care.
Open membership for Day Break clubs:
Shuffleboard – Wednesdays at 1pm. Come join a team, we are always looking for new members. All skill levels welcome. This is a fun and rowdy group. Come prepared to laugh and share in the camaraderie.
Ladies Pool League – Thursdays from 10-11am. All skill levels welcome, friendly fun and competition.
Rummy Tournament – Every Thursday from 9-11am.
Plan of Care
A service plan will be developed outlining the services you wish to receive. Each plan is customized to address your, or your loved one's, strengths and limitations. The plan will include:
- Description of needs
- Desired activities and services
- Service goals
- Your rights and responsibilities
- TB test (required for all new participants)
Daily activities provide motivation, creative expression, and are centered on you and your interests.
We love to share conversation over food starting with breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 in the morning. A mid-morning and afternoon snack are provided, along with a full noon meal which is provided at the Senior Center Congregate meal location. If you, or your loved one, has dietary needs this can be arranged with our kitchen staff. Day Break staff will monitor means and intake if requested.
Day Break staff will provide assistance with tasks of daily living based on individual needs. Personal Care Assistance will be specified in each individual's care plan. These may include; toileting, bathing, feeding, and assistance walking.
If you do not have transportation to or from Day Break, the Senior Center Mini Bus may provide safe, door-to-door transportation! Click HERE to learn more about our transportation service.
Trained and certified professionals respectfully work in the areas of mobility, toileting, medication reminders, and meal-time assistance. In addition, a bathing facility is available equipped with a handicapped accessible walk-in shower and hydrotherapy bathtub.
Barb Blue, program director, provides supervision and oversight of services, participants, and staff in the Day Break area. An aides are scheduled daily based on the number of people in attendance. Staff shall protect individuals by not divulging confidential information regarding anyone receiving services.
Is Day Break Right For You Or Your Loved One?
If you are wondering whether the services we provide in Day Break are right for you or your loved one, it may be helpful to read through these questions. You can also download and print the questions to fill out later. If at any time you would like to talk to us in person instead, please call 307-675-4YOU (675-4968) and ask for Barb Blue.