Adult Day Program at Perley Health

Adult Day Programming at Perley Health Centre

See room 1E, first floor, main building, Perley Health: Perley Health Map


The Adult Day Program at Perley Health

The Adult Day Program at Perley Health is open to seniors 55 years and older living with early to moderate stage Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias. Clients come to the program from their own homes to enjoy a day of stress-free socialization and fun while family caregivers have a few hours off. 

The program closed at the start of the pandemic, in accordance with the Ontario government directive and re-opened July 2021 as a pilot project in the Guest House. On April 27, 2022, the program returned to its location in the main building of Perley Health.

A typical day includes:

  • Social Time
  • Activities like games, handicrafts and gardening
  • Exercise program
  • 3-course lunch
  • Occasional outings around the National Capital Region

Program Information:

  • The Day Program access is through the Main Entrance of Perley Health.
  • This daytime program operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
  • The program is closed Wednesday.
  • All Perley Health protocols and testing requirements must be followed.
  • Day Program Manager: Tammy Doxtator, Manager, Community Support Services,, 613-749-7557 ext. 2509
  •  Day Program Team Leader: Erica Miskiman – 613-614-0992 (direct business cellphone)
    • The  phone number will change to Perley Health 613-526-7170 ext. 8808.
  • Referrals and applications are made through Home and Community Care support services:  613-745-5525

For more information, availability and admissions criteria, please call: 613-526-7170 ext. 8808.

This service is distinct from Respite House at Perley Health, providing short-term overnight visits. Please visit our Repite House at Perley Health page for more information.