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Adult Day Service

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Individuals who are enrolled on Level One (L1), Individual Option and Self Empowered Life Funding (SELF) waivers. These are the individuals who are 18 years and older who can’t afford to obtain formal education thus making them unemployed or unemployable. We at Uplift Healthcare Services, Inc. strive to help them through this service.

We thrive to encourage these individuals to develop their social and work skills under the guidance of our reliable professionals for this is one of the effective ways in helping them build a good self-esteem while they are having fun at the same time.

Programs under this service are built according to the following components.

L – living, money management, budgeting, and vocational training skills

I – interactive and social development

F – fitness, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles

E – energizing recreation including arts and crafts, games, sports and much more

The ADS Programs:

Giving Back to the Community:

  • Work on finding volunteer positions that allow social interaction and experiences
  • Work on skills that are appropriate for work environments
  • Learn new skills to help succeed in a work environment
  • Volunteer at food pantries
  • Volunteer at animal shelters
  • Volunteer at local businesses

Make It and Take It Art

  • Creative writing and journal writing
  • Painting and drawing
  • Ceramics
  • Learn how to make homemade play dough from things found in the kitchen
  • Make sun catchers to take home
  • Working with wood

Get Stepping With Nature

  • Take walks
  • Collect pieces of nature
  • Learn fun facts while enjoying nature
  • Experience the great outdoors and all it has to offer

Table Manners 101

  • Learn to set the table properly
  • Learn appropriate habits at the table
  • Learn appropriate conversation starters at the table
  • Learn appropriate social table manners for home and public

Balanced Plate

  • Learn the food pyramid
  • How to read food labels to know what is in what you are eating
  • Putting foods together to complete balanced meals
  • Learn how to make a meal menu for a day
  • Make a grocery list from your week menu
  • Learn to make decisions on healthy food to make you and your body feel good

Let’s Get Social

  • Learn skills to help make friends in public while staying safe
  • Learn how to meet people and introduce yourself
  • Role-playing situations that you will come across in public
  • Play air hockey and listen to music with friends
  • Practice skills that are acceptable at social functions and in public

Taking Care of Business

  • Safe ways to get around the city
  • Call and get information on bus times and locations
  • Deciding on other forms of transportation: Bike, walking or cab
  • Decision-making skills on times to go out and where to go with personal safety in mind
  • Role-playing safety skills

Let’s Get Cooking

  • Learn about appliances found in the kitchen
  • Learn how to prepare to make the recipe, making the food, to the final clean up stages
  • Kitchen safety
  • Learn how to use a microwave
  • Learn how to find and read a recipe
  • Learn how to gather the supplies that you will need for the recipe

Show Me the Money

  • Recognize and count money
  • Know how much money to give cashier and how much change to get back
  • Budget Money
  • Learn shopping skills
  • Read price and sale tags
  • Look at ads to find out what is on sale
  • Skills to know what is needed vs. what is wanted

Working on Chilling

  • Group conversations on what stresses us out
  • Stress management ideas
  • Role-playing
  • Meditation
  • Breathing exercises
  • Saying no when we can’t do what is asked of us and that being okay
  • Listening to calming music
  • Journal writing