This video from Alzheimer Society of British Columbia has some great tips for talking to teens and children about dementia and the effects it may have on the adults around them. Something parents may not consider is how aware teens … Continue reading
Dementia is a worldwide epidemic. We mostly talk about dementia in relation to the U.S., but it is indeed a global concern. The World Health Organization (WHO) has compiled a number of statistics and facts related to dementia’s effect on … Continue reading
The Lewey Body Dementia Association, Inc. is an organization focusing on support and resources for those with Lewy Bodey Demantia (LBD), their families and caretakers. Lewy body dementia is a degenerative dementia that has similar characteristics to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s … Continue reading
The video titled “Dementia 101 in 101 Seconds” by Alzheimer’s Weekly gives a quick overview of dementia and causes of the disease. Alzheimer’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, Lewy Body Dementia and traumatic brain injury are just a few conditions mentioned that … Continue reading
Is Divine Destiny Adult Care (DDAC) important to Johnston County?
- to the clients who receive care throughout the week
- to their caretakers who go to work knowing that their loved one is in capable hands
- to the staff who are called to care for the needs of DDAC clients
Each DDAC staff member has personal experience providing care to a physically or cognitively impaired individual.
DDAC is the only facility in Johnston County that provides services to cognitive as well as physically impaired adults.
Has Divine Destiny Adult Care been recognized as an important resource in the community?
Our client population doubled between October and November of 2013.
Representatives of the Veteran’s Administration inspected our facility to determine if it met their specifications to certify DDAC for the placement of the men and women who fought for our country. Currently, we are correcting the issues noted in preparation for caring for members of the armed services.
Thanks to Lowe’s Heroes, the garden portion of DDAC’s proposed Outdoor Living Oasis is a reality. We now have fresh veggies and flowers growing just outside the door! Our garden is a demonstration of Lowe’s “employees’ willingness to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty” to make DDAC a more attractive place for our clients and our staff.
What services does Divine Destiny Adult Care provide?
We understand and teach sign language.
DDAC provides respite services that are equal to or greater than what can be offered by family members at home.
A support group is available for family members and friends of DDAC clients.