Adult Day Programs at Grove Park

Senior Encounter

 A Community Adult Day Program for Seniors

Senior Encounter is a service provider for HSSO. Grove Park Home was the first long term care home to provide an Adult Day Program for seniors in our community. Known as Senior Encounter, the”club” opened in 1978. Senior Encounter offers social, educational, and therapeutic recreational activities to seniors on a daily basis. Senior Encounter operates Monday to Friday.

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Elderly Women Raising Their Hands

Available to those living in the community who may feel lonely or isolated, this “club” promotes independence while providing stimulation and socialization. Senior Encounter also provides much needed respite for families and caregivers in a safe, non-judgemental environment.

Smiling Elderly Woman

Qualified, caring staff provide scheduled activities and offer kind supervision and guidance. Meal service is provided including lunch and refreshments.  The program also offers assistance with mobility and personal needs. Members have access to the Hair Salon* as well as opportunities to participate in Home activities including musical guests and special events.

Smiling Elderly Woman at Grove Park

All activities are client focused and tailored to the needs of each member. Daily programs include Eldersize, age appropriate Games, Sing Songs, Baking, Crafts, Cognitive Games, Trivia, and Seasonal Celebrations. A structured day, the program offers activities based on the abilities of the clients, respectful of their needs and capabilities. Assistance with Activities of Daily Living provided as required.

Elderly Women in Front of a Painting

Program Hours:
Monday to Thursday 9:00 – 3:30
Friday 9:00 – 3:00

Registration and assessment by Community Care Access Centre
Medical report certifying ability to participate in program
Ability to participate within the limits of care provided

Please call 705-792-7396 for more information






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234 Cook Street
Barrie, ON L4M 4H5

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