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The Dutton Center/Adult Supportive Day Care

Welcome

The Robert Dutton, MD, Adult Day Health and Supportive Day Center is committed to enriching the lives of clients by providing quality clinical and social services in a safe, supportive, and stimulating environment. The staff at the Center promotes hope and support to the aging and disabled and, at the same time, strives to promote wellness, independence, and dignity. The Center, established in 1978, focuses on both the social and medical needs of clients. Staff is experienced in the areas of adult and supportive day health, and many have worked together at the Center for more than 10 years. This continuity provides clients with a unique team approach to care.

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Education and Information

Eligibility

All services are designed for disabled or older adults living in the community, have home-based support and health services to assist them, and can return home safely in the evening or to provide respite care for families.

Supportive Day Care - Any person 60 years or older who can benefit from a well-structured social program.

Adult Day Health Care - Any elder or disabled adult whose medical, cognitive, or emotional condition indicates the need for monitoring and treatment in a structured setting.

Hours of Operation

Services are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Schedules and transportation arrangements are arranged on an individual basis as needed. Some clients join us every day, while other clients come to the Center a few times per week. We will develop a schedule based on the needs and resources of the client and family.

Financial Information

Our services have been developed to help individuals and their families get the most value for their health care expenses. Self-pay clients and clients with Medicaid or State Home Care reimbursement are accepted at the Dutton Center. Transportation is provided for minimum fee.

Service Area

Clients at the Dutton Center reside in the northern suburbs of Boston.

Referrals

Health care professionals, family members, or individuals can make referrals. Please call the Center at 781-246-2820.

Where We Are Located

The Dutton Center is located at 1117 Main St. in Wakefield, MA. It is easily accessible from Routes 28, 93, 128, and 1. On-site parking is available.

 

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All of the programs provide a multidisciplinary approach, and a highly structured milieu for those who needs are socialization, structure and support; medical monitoring and treatment; specialized programming for memory impairment; and psychiatric/mental health counseling. The Dutton Center staff works with agencies and companies to provide a variety of quality enrichment programs. Registered nurses, rehabilitation therapists, occupational therapists, geriatric-psych nurses, and podiatrists provide many of the clinical services. Additional clinical services are provided as needed.

The Center promotes a home-like atmosphere, offering a bright, clean, and cheery environment. Among the Center’s amenities are a complete kitchen, eating area, four bathrooms, including one with a handicapped accessible shower; and a laundry room. There is a lounge area for socializing and relaxing and a separate treatment room, which allows for maximum privacy for clients. Activity areas are also separate to provide a quiet space for groups or individuals. The Dutton Center is handicapped accessible.

Our supportive program is designed to provide socialization, supervision, structure and support in a warm and inviting home-like atmosphere.

Services are offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Schedules and transportation arrangements are arranged on an individual basis as needed. Some clients join us every day, while other clients come to the Center a few times per week. We will develop a schedule based on the needs and resources of the client and family.

Clients at the Dutton Center reside in the northern suburbs of Boston.

 

Benefits

For the Caregiver

The Dutton Center’s Adult and Supportive Day Health programs provide needed respite care and added support and care management of their loved one by a highly-qualified and experienced team. Services at the Center can also delay or prevent the need for placement in a long-term care facility, reduction in hospital/emergency department visits by their loved one, and cost effective health care.

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For the Client

The comprehensive programs and services offered at the Center help reduce client’s stresses and fears and help improve the client’s physical stamina. Clients also renew interests, have more vitality, and develop a sense of purpose. Programs also help clients improve mental functioning, continue independence in the community, improve nutrition, allow for re-socialization, and help in developing new friendships.

 

Medical Conditions

The medical component is for clients who require medical monitoring, therapy services at a maintenance level, and moderate to maximum assistance with activities of daily living.

Cognitive Impairments

The dementia component is designed to meet the needs of clients suffering from some degree of craftgroupresizememory loss, confusion, and disorientation or defective judgment, who need a supervised, structured, and caring environment that compensates for cognitive, physical, and social deficits. The goal of this component is to promote maximum cognitive physical and psychological functioning in an effort to maintain dignity, self-respect, and independence.

Psychiatric Disorders

The psychiatric component is designed to meet the needs of older adults with major mental illness who need a transition program or a period of consolidation and support as they return to the community. The program offers multidisciplinary evaluation and collaboration with community care providers. Our experience has shown that older adults can make significant gains in this structured program in the maintenance of emotional stability and prevention of further hospitalizations.

 

Eligibility and Financial Information

All services are designed for disabled or older adults living in the community, have home-based support and health services to assist them, and can return home safely in the evening or to provide respite care for families.

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Supportive Day Care - Any person 60 years or older who can benefit from a well-structured social program.

Adult Day Health Care - Any elder or disabled adult whose medical, cognitive, or emotional condition indicates the need for monitoring and treatment in a structured setting.

Health care professionals, family members, or individuals can make referrals. Please call the Center at 781-246-2820.

Our services have been developed to help individuals and their families get the most value for their health care expenses. Self-pay clients and clients with Medicaid or State Home Care reimbursement are accepted at the Dutton Center. Transportation is provided for minimum fee.

 

Contact Us

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The Dutton Center

1117 Main St.

Wakefield, MA.

Phone: 781-246-2820

 

 

 

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