Adult Day Support Program

Located in St. Michael’s Long Term Care Centre at 7404 – 139 Avenue.

The Adult Day Support Programs are designed to offer clients a variety of therapeutic services and structured social and recreational activities in a group setting. The programs are oriented to Seniors, who are often frail and living in the community. Services are tailored to the clients individual needs and can include rehabilitation therapy as well as to maintain a general level of good health. Clients registered in an Medical rehab Program must attend a full five-to-six hour day on their scheduled day(s). Other services offered are nursing care, recreation, socialization, and respite for the caregiver.

Medical Rehabilitation Program

  • Physical and/or occupational therapy maintenance in group
  • Health monitoring based on assessed needs
  • Social activities like reminiscing, coffee chats, cards and entertainment
  • Physical activities like group exercise, floor curling/hockey, walks
  • Cognitive activities like brain games, word games, board games and mind teasers
  • Personal assistance with daily tasks, as needed; for example, reminders to take medication, cueing or help with clothing to use the toilet or help to get you set up to eat. If you have needs that take significant time ongoing or pose a threat, the program may not be able to accept you
  • Health and wellness education opportunities
  • Medical Rehabilitation Program is open from Monday to Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Client must attend twice weekly to get benefits from physical and occupational therapy. The cost of the program is $10.00 per day of attendance.
Rehabilitation Program

Complex Day Program

  • All of the above components listed under the Medical Rehabilitation Program with the exception of physical and occupational therapy
  • Health monitoring based on assessed needs
  • Focuses on the needs of Clients who may have physical and/or cognitive impairments, difficulties with communication, impaired judgment and may require assistance with behaviour management, but do not require a secure environment.  Clients may require the use of a mechanical lift for transfers as well as special needs such as tube-feeding
  • Complex Day Program is open from Monday to Friday, 10 am – 4 pm. Clients may attend as many days as they wish but must remain on a schedule; i.e., every Tuesday and Thursday or any other combination. The cost of the program is $10.00 per day of attendance.
Social Program

Call 780-472-4509 For Additional Information

Your Home Care Case Manager will discuss the options and make a referral for a day program as part of your service plan. Your referral information is reviewed by an Alberta Health Services Day Program Intake Case Manager who will send information to the program desired or is closest to your home and appropriate to meet your identified needs. You are then placed on the wait-list for that program. The day program staff will contact you/or your family when space is available for you to come and try the program. Wait times vary depending on the demands for the program you are waiting for.


Transportation is not provided to and from the day programs. Many Clients use public transit services for people with disabilities, if this is available in your community. Day Program staff can guide you on how to make routine bookings with this service. Other options are family driving or arranging for another driving service.



Adult Day Support Program News

From Our Table To Yours

From Our Table To Yours

Thank You! On behalf of the entire St. Michael’s Health Group team, we would like to sincerely thank you for joining us November 20 – 22 for our online fundraising venture ‘From Our Table To Yours’ presented by St. Michael’s and Edmonton Pharmacy Group. For this event we prepared 200 meals, held a very successful…