Programs & Services: Windsor-Essex

Adult Day Program

Adult Day Program


What is the VON Adult Day Program

The program will support those who:

  • Have physical or cognitive impairment and/or chronic health care needs;
  • Are in need of social, mental and physical stimualtion to help rehabilitation, isolation and homebound tendencies;
  • Enjoy particpating in a variety of activities;
  • Have care needs that exceed, either by expense or time, the traditional home care being offered in our community;
  • Have a primary caregiver in need of daytime respite. 

Program Activities

The VON Adult Day Program provides program activities designed to enhance individual abilities including, but not limited to:

  • Current event discussion;
  • Music therapy;
  • Pet therapy;
  • SMART exercise program;
  • Daily walking program 
  • Entertainment;
  • Celebration events, birthdays, Valentine's Day, etc;
  • Baking/cooking;
  • Indoor games such as bingo, bocce ball, darts, ring toss, etc;
  • Board games, puzzles, card playing;
  • Trivia and other memory games;
  • Outdoor patio activities. 

 Program Benefits

The VON Adult Day Program goals are planned to improve/maintain cognitive function, mobility and strength with the purpose of preventing or delaying admission to a long term care facility. Our clients enjoy a pleasant yet stimulating environment with a comfortable living room, games room and dining room. Our clients also enjoy gardening and relaxing in our lovely garden area in the spring and summer months. For caregivers we offer a secure, family-like atmosphere for your loved one to enjoy while you take some much needed time for yourself. 

Our program includes:

  • On-site nursing;
  • Wellness checks including blood pressure screening;
  • Foot and nail care by VON nurse (frequency determined by nurse assessment);
  • Hot, nutritious noon meal and snacks;
  • Assistance with personal care including toileting and incontinent care;
  • Medication reminders or assistance;
  • Positive, stimulating activities;
  • Maintaining independence;

Program Information

Cost: $15/day includes lunch and all activities

Location: 6566 Hawthorne Dr, Windsor

Program Available: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Transportation: Provided by the family or can be purchased through Handi-Transit or Care Link

For more information please call VON at 519-944-8211 or LHIN at 519-258-8211. An assessment will be provided prior to admission to the program.