Friendship House Adult Day Services, Inc.

Address

114 Sixth Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

(318) 473-9504

www.friendship-house.net

Date of Official Change:

October 24, 2014

Description:

FREE INFORMATION PACKET:
Please call our office at 318-473-9504 to receive our free information packet. We hope that the information provided to you will be of assistance in deciding the appropriate care for your loved one. It is our sincere hope that you will find Friendship House to be a valuable resource for you and your family. Please feel free to contact us for additional assistance at (318) 473-9504 or via email at director@friendship-house.net.

Mission
Our mission is to provide a safe and caring day program in a clean, home-like setting where adults find a renewed sense of self-worth through healthcare, socialization, and recreation.

Friendship House is a licensed adult day services center in Central Louisiana.
We offer.....
Trained a professional staff and volunteers to guide and assist our participants through daily programs and activities, which provide them with an opportunity to live richer, fuller lives in their homes in the community. These activities include daily exercise, music, singing, arts and crafts, presentations by guest speakers and performers, cooking, inter-generational programs and much more.
Activities focus on: Enrichment, Wellness, Recreation, Education, Nutrition and Socialization

Additional funding sources are available through:
Medicaid waiver !€¢ V.A. Contract !€¢ Long-Term Care Insurance for those who qualify

Friendship House is a licensed adult day services center in Central Louisiana.

Hours:

Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:30pm

Intake Process:

A home visit will be scheduled with our social worker who will provide the forms necessary for admission. Forms must be completed by the prospective participant or his/her caregiver, as well as by the participant's primary physician. A Tuberculosis skin test(administered at Friendship House) and a chest x-ray are required prior to admission.

Amenities -
Safe, home-like setting, Daily nursing care, cognitive stimulation, recreation, and socialization opportunities, Nutritious meals and snacks, Participation in daily activity program, Health education and wellness.

Program Fees:

Our admission process begins with a tour of Friendship House with the potential participant. Next, we schedule a home assessment to determine if your loved one meets the set criteria at Friendship House. Once this is completed, our on-staff social worker will discuss further what is needed to complete the process.

Languages:

English

Eligibility:

Varies by the parish. Please call this office for specific eligibility requirements.

Preliminary Requirements - Those who attend Friendship House must meet the following requirements:

Be ambulatory / able to loco mote (with walker, cane, wheelchair, other)
Be able to clearly communicate needs
Be able to perceive objects
Willing / able to participate in group activities
Be able to feed self
Continent of bowel / bladder
Be socially adaptable
Non-aggressive behavior

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 24, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency utilizes volunteers for arts and crafts, Bingo, play games with residents, devotional, exercise, and serve food

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

114 Sixth Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

Mailing

P.O. Box 1014
Alexandria, LA 71309

Contacts

Available Staff

Raquel Riche, BSW, RSW Social Worker

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(318) 473-9504

Fax

(318) 473-9041

Legal Status:

Non-Profit

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    • Rapides County
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