Day Break

Day Break

Day Break is an individualized program for young adults with complex needs.  Day Break provides opportunites for individuals to be more involved in the community.  It will also give families respite time for other activities. 

In a caring, fun and safe environment, young adults are provided with therapeutic, social, recreational and educational opportunities.

Get Started!  Call 519-433-1441 to speak with the Day Break Coordinator.
** Please note there is currently a waiting list for this program.

Eligibility

Individuals must live at home with their family or caregiver in London or Middlesex County and:

• Require 24 hour care or support due to physical or physical/cognitive/intellectual disability.
• Are no longer eligible for educational support.
• Are at least 18 years of age.

Individuals can attend Day Break up to 20 hours per week.  Additional hours may be available for a fee.

Individuals are responsible for their own lunch and transportation to and from Hutton House.

Program Information

The objectives of Day Break are to:
• Enhance Personal Wellness
• Promote Life Long Learning
• Foster Community Participation
• Develop Life and Daily Living skills

Activities

Personal Wellness
• Fitness, exercise and walks
• Massage
• Occupational and physiotherapy
• Alternative therapies
• Snoezelen Room - sensory stimulation

Life Long Learning
• Literacy
• Computers
• Communication skills
• Crafts and self-expression

Community Participation
• Friendships and peer support
• Movies and theatre
• Volunteering
• Community events

Daily Living Skills
• Cooking and nutrition
• Personal care
• Looking good
• Healthy living
• Laundry
• Personal Safety

Location

Day Break is located at 140 Ann Street near downtown London.  Being closely located to parks, the Covent Garden Market, shopping and theatres, there is always something of interest nearby.

For outings, day trips, and getting around the city, Day Break has its own wheelchair-accessible van. 

Day Break offers a casual home like environment with:
• Two large accessible bathrooms
• Open leisure areas
• Lifts and lift tracks throughout
• A computer lab
• Snoezelen room
• Spa room
• Games and crafts area
• Large, open kitchen
• Community garden

Snoezelen Room

Snoezelen Room

The Day Break program is featured in the following video: Adult Day Programs A Place To Belong June 2011

Adult Day Programs

The Day Break program is supported by:

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care