Adult Day Care Frequently Asked Questions

Who would benefit from attending an adult day care center?

Any loved one who needs assistance in personal health care, nutrition daily tasks such as eating and using the bathroom, personal hygiene, or mobility can benefit from attending our adult day care center in Columbia, SC.

What is an adult day care center, and why is it important?

Adult daycare is an alternative to assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Loved ones can spend their weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Palmetto Oaks Adult Day Health Center in Columbia, SC, and provide caregivers peace of mind about their relatives' well-being. Adult daycare is important because it can allow caregivers to get a break while providing their loved ones an alternative to being in the home. We do various activities including music, knitting, therapy, gardening, social event, and basic computer classes to keep them engaged.

What specific services do you provide?

At Palmetto Oak, we provide social services to ensure our patients get the benefits they're entitled to. We also provide healthcare services for the safety and well-being of our patients, transportation services to take patients to a medical appointment or occasional outings, and therapeutic recreation services such as physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

How is the program staffed?

Our adult daycare center in Columbia, SC, is staffed with certified social workers, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and nurse practitioners to ensure the best care for your loved one.

How are medications managed?

Here at Palmetto Oaks Adult Day Health Center, we have licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, and nurse practitioners that assist with manage medications to ensure patients' medication needs are accommodated.

Are meals included in the program?

We provide one meal and one snack for our patients at Palmetto Oaks Adult Day Health Center. Our nutrition program ensures that your loved ones have a healthy balanced meal every day and follow any specific diet requests. The meal includes protein and two vegetables. Some examples of the meals we serve include chicken w/ lemon butter sauce, cornbread, mash potatoes, etc.

Do you offer free consultations?

Yes, we offer free consultations and tours. Call (803) 881-0068 to schedule an appointment at our facility in Columbia, SC today.