The Adult Day Health/Day Care Consultant is a registered nurse who monitors Adult Day Health/Day Care services in Mecklenburg County. These centers provide structured programs during the day in a community group setting to support the personal independence of disabled and older adults. Programs are designed to promote participants’ social, physical, and emotional well-being while providing health care and food services.
Providers of Adult Day Health services must meet North Carolina State Standards for Certification. The administrative rules (10A NCAC 06R) are set by the Social Services Commission and enforced by the State Division of Aging and Adult Services. Routine compliance monitoring is performed by Adult Day Care Coordinators located at County Departments of Social Services and Adult Day Health Nurse Specialists located at County Departments of Public Health.
If you have questions about Adult Day Health/Day Care in a North Carolina county, please visit http://www.ncdhhs.gov/aging
for more information.