Adult Recreation Therapy Centre

Site: Adult Recreation Therapy Centre

Service: Adult Recreation Therapy Centre

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Record #: SIM4511 Last Full Update: 29 Mar 2013
CONTACT / REACH Information
CONTACT HeadingsAssessment ; Disability ; Health Services ; Recreation / Leisure ; Speech / Language Services ; Treatment
Description & Services
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DescriptionSupports for older adults, and adults with disabilities * helps people remain independent in their own homes for as long as possible * referral to other community services 
 
Adult day program * social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for adults with various physical challenges, frail, socially isolated people, and those with early stage Alzheimers or dementia in a group setting for part of the day * helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care 
* meals 
* foot care 
* blood pressure and weight monitoring 
 
Services for an additional fee: 
* hair care 
* paraffin wax therapy (to soothe muscle and joint pain) 
* whirlpool bathing 
 
Aphasia program is co-ordinated by a Speech Language Pathologist, offering supported conversation groups for those with aphasia 
 
Exercise component facilitated by Kinesiologist 
 
SAFE ZONE Congregate exercise program located in Brantford and throughout Brant County - call for locations
HoursPrograms: Mon-Sat 9am-3pm * Tue 1pm-7pm  
Aphasia program: Tue and Thu mornings 
Safe Zone: various hours and locations throughout Brantford and Brant County
Areas ServedBrant County ; Brantford - and area
EligibilityOlder adults and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports 
 
People with Alzheimer's Disease or related dementias * Community Care Access Centre care coordinators assess the needs of the applicant 
 
 
 
ApplicationContact the HNHB Community Care Access Centre
FeesService ; Varies per program
LanguagesEnglish
Location, Telephone & Internet
Address & Map
408 Henry St
Brantford, ON N3S 7W1
 
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Located In CommunityBrantford
IntersectionGarden Ave and Henry St
Office Phone519-753-1882
After Hours Phone519-753-1882 leave message
Fax519-753-0034
E-Mailartc@bellnet.ca
Websitewww.artc.ca
Contact Information
Primary ContactLori Santilli, Executive Director
Other Details
Alternate NameARTC
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Established1971
Subjects
Service CategoriesAdult Day Programs ; Adult Day Programs ~ Alzheimer's Disease ; Adult Day Programs ~ Physical Disabilities ; Case/Care Management ~ Older Adults ; Case/Care Management ~ People With Disabilities ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Aphasia ; Therapeutic Exercise
SubjectsAdult day care ; Caregiver relief ; Caregiver support ; Day programs ; Disabilities ; Home support ; Multiple sclerosis ; Parkinsons disease ; Physical disabilities ; Recreational activities ; Seniors ; Strokes ; Support groups