Circle Of Friends
Adult day services for clients with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and/or other cognitive impairments
The Gathering Place
Adult day services for clients with physical disabilities, mild cognitive impairments and/or frail health
Professionals in various fields provide information to enhance knowledge of illness, medications, conditions and other topics such as fraud and home safety.
Monthly Caregiver Info Session
SLEC works in partnership with the Regional Learn Centre to support Caregiver Education. Caregivers who attend the Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre education sessions during the day or in the evening have the option of recieving care for the indiviual they support at SLEC while they attend the session. This partnership allows caregivers to attend education sessions they may not have otherwise been able to due to care needs.
Dental Hygiene Services
DirectSmiles is a professional mobile dental hygiene service that delivers quality treatments directly to you, right on site. DirectSmiles uses space at the Seniors Life Enhancement Centres to provide a cost-effective service. Their skilled Registered Dental Hygienists ensure comfort and satisfaction.
Daydreams Salon & Spa
Daydreams Salon and Spa is conveniently located in Seniors Life Enhancement Centres. Hairdressing services are offered to clients with the conveince of being onsite while they attend the program.
One-to-One Programs for Clients with Aphasia
Seniors Life Enhancment Centres team members have been trained by the North York Aphasia Institute to provide communication support for clients with aphasia. Clients have the opportunity to work one to one with trained staff who spend time sharing life experiences in a supportive environment. Aphasia is a disruption in a person's ability to use language to communicate with others.
Certified Exercise and Falls Prevention Programs
Specialized exercise programs for clients including S.T.E.P.S. and HSEP and Lifemark Falls Prevention are offered daily.
Therapeutic programs designed to help clients achieve maximum functioning and maintain independence, includes one to one exercise.
Specialized one to one programming for clients with moderate to severe dementia using the Montessori method.
Specialized therapeutic programming for clients with moderate to severe dementia.
- TransHelp - is available for seniors with physical disabilities. For more information on how to apply for Transhelp call 905-791-1015.
- CANES - Provides door to door transportation for seniors who have memory impairments or frailties with a Passenger Assistant.
- Oakville Care-A-Van - provides a door to door service for people with physical functional mobility challenges. For more information on how to apply call 905-337-9222.
- Family & Friends - Clients may be driven by their families or friends to the programs.
Senior Life Enhancement Centres offer therapeutic programs designed to meet the primary needs of the individual client. Activities are grouped into 5 primary categories: Physical • Intellectual • Emotional • Social • Spiritual
Programs that promote interaction, conversations, verbal exchanges and a sense of belonging: Outings • Games • Special event • Team challenges • Discussion groups • Meals and snacks.
Special social activities include: Theme Days (eg. Cultural Day, Carnival Day, Country and Western Day and more) • Holiday Celebrations: Halloween, Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day • Entertainment including theatre and musical entertainer • Special o ccasion l unches such as Thanksgiving • Educational presentations.
Outings provide for an opportunity for clients to interact socially in a community setting. Outings include: Bowling • Luncheons • Movies and Theatres • Museums and Historical Sites.
Programs that evoke feeling, promote a sense of well being and meaning:
- Art and crafts
- Helping hands
- Men's groups
- Beauty clubs
- Music programs
- One-to-One programs
- Pet therapy
- Sensory programs
Programs that evoke feelings and meaning that are religious or spiritual in nature:
- Activities for the soul
- Music programs
- Chicken Soup for the Soul
Programs that encourage abstract thinking, problem solving, strategy, sequencing and organizations:
- Trivia puzzles
- Word games
- Special interest presentation
- Board games
- Dice games
- Travelogues and biographies
Physical activities assist in maintaining and / or improving physical condition; they include programs such as:
- Net Sports (Volleyball and Badminton)
- Hockey and Baseball
- Bocce Ball and Carpet Bowling
- Shuffle Board Mini Golf And more!
Typical Daily Schedule
- 7:30 am - 9:30 am • Arrival, coffee and tea, small group chat, newspapers, table top activities (i.e. one to ones, board games and word searches)
- 9:45 am - 10:15 am • Morning discussion, current events, theme topics and trivia
- 10:30 am - 11:30 am • Choice of activites (i.e. board games, physical games, arts and crafts, etc.)
- 11:30 am- 12:30 pm • Exercise and indoor walking program
- 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm • Lunch, followed by dessert, tea and coffee
- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm • Choice of activites (i.e. baking, card games trivia, etc.)
- 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm • Afternoon snack and social
- 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm • Small or large group program (i.e. bingo, cards, physical game, etc.)
- 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm • Individualized programs (i.e. one to ones, word search, puzzles, etc.)
- 10:00 am- 11:00 am • Arrival, table top activities, coffee/tea, chit chat
- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm • Large group activity (i.e. bocce ball, Frisbee toss)
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm • Exercise and indoor walking program
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Lunch followed by dessert, tea/coffee
- 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm • Group activity (i.e. castaway cards, bingo)
- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm • Small group programs/ individualized programs (i.e. painting, dominos)
- 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm • Large group program (i.e. physical ctivity)
- 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm • Large group program (i.e.cards, sing along, trivia)
- 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm • Exercise and indoor walking program
- 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm • Group discussion or trivia
- 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm • Dinner with dessert, tea/coffee
- 7:15 pm – 8:00 pm • Evening group activity (i.e. baking, craft)
- 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm • Individualized programs and one on one programming (i.e. reading, Rummy)
How To Apply
SLEC welcomes and encourages applications from those with disabilities and will make every effort to accommodate any needs of candidates under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform us if you require any accommodation through the application process.
There are three ways to apply:
Contact the Home & Community Care Support Services and ask about Adult Day Care Services.
Program Daily Fees: A small user fee of $23.00 is charged for each day of enrollment in the programs to partially cover the cost of the service.