November 2014 – Alzheimer’s Awarness Month and Caregivers Month

Mark your calendars! National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month will be here soon. November is the month set aside for national awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and to show special appreciation for family and caretakers of those with … Continue reading

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4 Stories of Living With Dementia (Video)

This video from the Social Care Institute for Excellence shares the stories of four people with dementia. The individuals were interviewed over time as their dementia symptoms progressed. Barry has had dementia for fifteen years and still has much of … Continue reading

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Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Do You Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease; memories, perception and vital organ functions are all impaired. Alzheimer’s seems to show up all at once in many cases, but the damage has … Continue reading

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Brochure Resource – How to Create a Forget Me Not Booklet with Person Who Has Dementia

As dementia progresses, a person has more and more difficulty remembering  events from the past. Ability to recall recent events and communicate also diminishes over time. The Alzheimer Society of Canada has a brochure titled “All About Me Booklet” for … Continue reading

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Is Divine Destiny Adult Care (DDAC) important to Johnston County?

Divine Destiny Adult Care is Important to Clients, Caretakers and StaffYou bet it is!!!

  • 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?

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Yes.

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?

Senior woman with her caregiverThe DDAC staff provides individualized, holistic day and health care services in a nurturing environment.

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.