We're so happy that you're interested in having a loved one attend our day center. We try to keep the application process as straightforward as possible; there are just 4 steps to get started!
If you have any questions about the application process, or would like to set-up a tour of the center before applying, please contact our Program Director, Joanne Nester. We strongly encourage you to take a look at our center in person, or through our virtual tour!
The first step in the Application process is to complete the Application Form. Please ensure you complete all items. Completed forms can be returned to us by: Email: Joanne Nester, Program Director, email@example.com; Fax: 703-204-0507; Mail: 3953 Pender Drive, Suite 100, Fairfax, VA 22030; or return your form in person at your assessment - Step 2!
Call us to arrange an assessment. This meeting will include our Program Director and Social Services Coordinator, along with yourself, your potential participant, and any other interested family members. During the assessment, your loved one will attend our programming with staff supervision to help determine their appropriate level of care. You and your family with meet with our Program Director and Social Services Coordinator to complete the enrollment paperwork, and help us get to know your loved one better. Bring a completed Lifestyle Biography Form with you to discuss! A typical assessment will take about an hour to an hour and a half.
3. Physical and TB Screening
Prior to your loved one attending the day center, a physical and TB screening must be completed by a doctor. Per our licensing requirements, these forms must be signed and dated within 30 days of your loved one's start date at the center.
4. Pick a Start Date!
With all other paperwork complete, the last piece is your contract to sign! This contract will include your loved one's start date and days of the week they will be attending. At this time, you can also work with our Program Director to schedule transportation, if needed, and/or meet with our Nurse Coordinator to discuss any medication or dietary issues that need to be addressed. Then your loved one is ready to have fun with us at the day center!