Adult Day Services provides an array of services to help older adults and adults with disabilities to remain as independent as possible in their own homes.
Adult Day Services are provided in community-based, non-residential day centers creating a safe, supportive environment in which people can access both health and social services.
Adult day services are designed to assist adults with physical and/or cognitive impairments to remain as active in their communities as possible by maximizing their level of health and independence and ensuring their optimal functioning. Adult day centers provide a safe supportive environment where participants can receive a range of professional health, social and therapeutic services. Adult day services also provide respite, support and education to family members, caregivers, and legal representatives.
- Professional Nursing Services
- Personal Care
- Therapeutic Activities
- Nutritious Meals
- Social Opportunities
- Activities to Foster Independence
- Support and Education to Families and Caregivers
- Older Vermonters
- People age 18 and over with disabilities.
Providers of Services
- Adult Day Centers
Adult Day Centers provide an array of services to help older adults and adults with disabilities to remain as independent as possible in their own homes. Adult day services provide programs during the daytime. Programs include activities, social interaction, nutritious meals, health screening and monitoring, personal care, and transportation. Respite for family caregivers is also available.
- Merle Edwards-Orr
Phone: (802) 871-3217
Policies and Guidelines
Area Agencies on Aging
- Standards for Adult Day Services in Vermont (March 2012)
Informational handbook of standards to assist in all aspects of Adult Day Services.
Publications and Reports
- DAIL-DDAS Service Codes and Rates
Service Codes and Rates for all DAIL-DDAS services, includes Choices for Care, Adult Day services, Traumatic Brain Injury and Developmental Disabilities Services, Children's Personal Care and High Technology Home Care, and services for Older Vermonters.
- Consumer Satisfaction Survey Reports
Manuals and Guides
- Omnia User Guide
Omnia Interviewer User Guide
Training, Conference and Events Calendar
- Developmental Disability Services' trainings can be found on the Division of Disability and Aging Services' Training Page.