How much does it cost for a day at Forster Woods Adult Day Center?
Our hourly rate at Forster Woods Adult Day Center is $12.00, however, we offer discounts for half and full days.
How do participants pay for adult day services?
Many participants receive funding through state and local agencies that cover all or a portion of the costs. Forster Woods has contracts with Tri-County Office of Aging’s Medicaid Waiver program as well as Community Mental Health’s Community Living Support program. Some participants pay through long-term care insurance or are private pay. Grant Program is available for partial assistance.
My Mom has a restricted diet and is kind of a picky eater, will you be able to accommodate her needs?
Forster Woods prepares all meals in the commercial kitchen located on the campus at St. Katherine’s Episcopal Church. We take into consideration each participant’s dietary needs, likes, and dislikes and plan our menu accordingly.
What hours are you open?
For the convenience of our caregivers, Forster Woods is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
How would my loved one get to Forster Woods?
Family members are the primary source for our participants’ transportation. We also offer transportation coordination through CATA’s Curb to Curb Service, with their Redi-Rides or Rural Services options.
How does Forster Woods services differ from those offered by other service providers?
Forster Woods offers a home away from home atmosphere. Our hope is that participants enjoy all the comforts of home while attending our day service. This includes activities that they enjoy, a menu that considers their individual tastes, and care provided with love and respect.
What kind of activities do you provide at Forster Woods?
At Forster Woods we provide a variety of activities individualized for each participant’s intact abilities and interests. Each day includes activities focusing on cognitive abilities, exercise, creative arts, music, and sensory activities. We also offer pet therapy twice weekly. Most importantly, we like to have fun.
What if my loved one doesn’t want to participate in the activity provided?
At times a participant may not want to do an activity that is being offered. We are fortunate to have a low participant-to-staff ratio and are able to offer alternatives for an individual who would prefer to do something else.