Adult Out of Home Respite Care

Programs that provide a brief period of rest or relief for family members, guardians or others who are regular caregivers for dependent adults by offering temporary or intermittent care for the adult in a community setting/facility.



Willowbridge Community Services offers developmental services. Including:

  • Community Integration Services
  • Respite and Passport Services
  • Behaviour Supports

Centres where seniors, people with intellectual or cognitive challenges, or people with chronic conditions can receive overnight respite care in a home-like setting, allowing caregivers temporary relief from their caregiving responsibilities.. Clients receive nutritious meals and help with activi

A faith-based organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families in Ontario. Offers residential and retreat facilities.

Services include: 

Adult day program, providing social, recreational, and therapeutic activities for older adults and people with disabilities in a group setting for part of the day. Helps to support family caregivers who provide day-to-day care.

Integrated day program for frail elderly, adults with special needs and individuals with Alzheimer Disease or other dementias. 
Day program for adults who require some physical, social or emotional support to remain in the community.

Out of home hospice day program. Offers programs supporting rest, relaxation, supportive relationships, and recreation for both children and adults who are living with a life-threatening illness.

Hospice or palliative care volunteer visitors are specially trained, caring volunteers who visit with clients and their families to support them through a life-limiting or end-of-life journey. They offer compassion, emotional support, companionship, as well as respite support for caregivers.

Delivering engaging recreational activities outside the home that promote health and wellness, build self-esteem, empowerment and social connections geared to both younger and older adults. The following is a list of Community Participation Day Programs currently offered by YWCA Hamilton:

Integrated day program for frail elderly, adults with special needs, and individuals with Alzheimer Disease or other dementia. Offers a full day of structured activity and a hot meal. Staff are available to assist with a variety of care needs, including toileting and feeding. 

Integrated day program for the frail elderly, adults with special needs, and individuals with Alzheimer's Disease or other dementias, that offers social, recreational, intellectual and physical activities in a structured, supervised group setting. The program also provides information, support an

Provides nursing care for seniors and individuals of any age needing disease care, special needs care, or mental illness care. Services are offered both in private homes and in nursing homes and health care facilities.

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