Adult Daycare

Essay by ChristySheffieldUniversity, Bachelor'sB+, November 2006

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Macon Adult Day Care is an independent family owned business founded by Christy Sheffield, has been in business for 2 years offering services to family members who have relatives that have 2 or more limitations with activities of daily living. Mrs. Sheffield and her husband Jeff have provided in-home care to these families allowing the immediate care provider a respite for the day or several hours to tend to personal business that otherwise could not be done because of the responsibilities and demands of providing care to their loved ones. Mrs. Sheffield has been involved with the health care industry for over 15 years and holds a bachelors degree in heath care administration; his husband Jeff, has been a volunteer in nursing homes over the period of her mother's stay in a residential home.

Together, Mr. Jeff and Christy, determined that there should be a way for the family to be able to still provide care for their loved one in need while being able to still enjoy life themselves; Macon Adult Day Care offers this service while providing quality, loving care to the patient client in the comfort of their home.

While still providing this in-home service, Mrs. Sheffield found that some clients were uncomfortable with strangers entering their homes but were willing to bring their loved ones to a facility for the day. This opened the venture of a store front day care facility and other opportunities to expand the business. This venture will be operational in the next year and will offer health care services which will include: occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, counseling for future long term care placement of loved ones no longer suited for day care services. In addition to the above services the new facility will allow for Macon Adult...