Frequently Asked Questions
What is DayBreak at Laurelbrooke Landing?†
An older adult daily living center. Participants typically live in their own homes but come to the center 1 - 5 days a week. The center offers a safe environment with a range of individualized services and engaging social interaction. The center is licensed and inspected annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
What services does DayBreak offer?
- Delicious, nutritious, home-cooked meals
- Social and recreational opportunities
- Help with personal care needs, such as eating, toileting, bathing, dressing and grooming
- Wellness screenings
- Nursing supervision and care, including medication administration, health monitoring and responding to medical emergencies
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy services
- Transportation to and from the center
- Home care services
Who would benefit from DayBreak?
Older adults who:
What are the benefits of enrolling in DayBreak?†
- Depend on others for their care, especially those with a working caregiver
- Have recently been discharged from the hospital and are in need of supervision and therapy
- Are struggling with depression, boredom or loneliness and need to socialize with others
- Are recovering from a stroke
- Have Alzheimerís Disease or other forms of dementia
For the participant:
A chance to get out of the house!
A network of new friends
Recreational and socialization opportunities
Improved health and wellness
Prevent hospitalization and nursing home placement
For the caregiver:
Peace of mind
Break from caregiving
Access to caregiving resources
I can't get my loved one to the center. Do you provide transportation?
DayBreak at Laurelbrooke Landing has a van that can pick up and drop off participants. There is a fee for this service based on the number of miles you live from the center.
When is DayBreak open?
Thh center is open Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
How do you pay for DayBreak?
Some long-term care insurance policies and veteranís benefits may help pay for adult day services. The Area Agency on Aging provides PDA Waiver funds for individuals who financially qualify. Other participants pay for the services privately.
How do you enroll in DayBreak at Laurelbrooke Landing?
The participant, a family member, a referring agency or physician would need to call 814-849-0799. The Director, or a designee, would complete an assessment of the participant. A medical evaluation by a physician is also required. If it is determined from these assessments that DayBreak would be a good fit to meet the participantís and familyís needs, an enrollment agreement must be completed in order to begin services.