Adult Day Program

We offer a range of services to promote wellness, independence & social interaction.

Adult Day Program

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH offers a range of services to promote wellness, independence & social interaction.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH staff are experienced & trained to improve physical, social, mental health, overall quality of life & independence.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH services include exercises, fitness programs, recreational actvities, falls prevention programs & access to rehab services.

Adult's Day Program

We offer a range of activities, promote wellness, independence and social interaction.

Adult Day Program

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH provides baselines measurements for strength balance and mobility.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH staff work collaboratively with patients to develop measurable SMART Goals

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH outcome measure results showed 99% of patients achieve their Goals.

ACHIEVA HEALTH Restorative Care Program

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH Rehabilitation Professionals will assess you for admission into the Restorative Care Program.

  • To qualify for the Restorative Care Program, you will need to demonstrate progress towards achieving your GOALS.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH Staff will assist you to develop SMART GOALS and a Plan of Care while in the Program.

  • To ensure success of the Restorative Care Program, ACHIEVA HEALTH Staff will work with you to achieve your GOALS.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH has developed Restorative Care Policy and Procedure Manuals to ensure excellence is achieved.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH has a Team of Professional experts such as Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Kinesiologists, and Support Personnel who will work collaboratively to assist you to reach your GOALs.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH’s Restorative Care Policy & Procedure Manual includes exercises to improve Strength, Range of Motion Balance and Mobility, Prevent Falls and embrace a Wellness philosophy to Live a Long and Healthy life.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH will provide Education on proper body mechanics to prevent injuries when performing Range of Motion, Balance, Strengthening, Mobility Exercises, Transfer Training, Dressing and Grooming or other exercises.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH has developed a “Step by Step” Restorative Care Exercise Guide to improve your Strength, Balance and Mobility and Activities of Daily Living (ADL).

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH has developed Eligibility Criteria and Special Tests for the BEST Restorative Care Program for you.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH’s Philosophy includes a positive and friendly approach to care, to maximize the benefits of the Restorative Care Program.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH's goal of the Restorative Care Program is to optimize your independence in Dressing, Grooming, Walking, general Strength, flexibility, Balance, Wellness and Confidence.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH has developed “Plan of Care” worksheets and “fill in the blank” forms to focus on achieving your SMART GOALS.

  • ACHIEVA HEALTH’s Restorative Care Resource Manual includes a "checklist" which has been developed using Best Practice Guidelines.

  • The Restorative Care Program philosophy will empower you to reach your GOALS and become more independent in your activities of daily living.

  • The goal of the program is to demonstrate positive outcomes to decrease pain, improve Mobility, ROM, Strength, Bed Mobility, Ambulation, Self-Esteem, and overall Quality of Life.

Tips for Walkers and Wheelchairs

  • Proper use of walking aids are important for prevent falls. Walking is an excellent form of exercise and is essential for cardiovascular training, maintenance of balance and coordination, and the prevention of falls.

  • Education of Staff, Residents and Families about Falls Prevention Strategies and the proper use of walking aids is critical.

Walking with different gait patterns


characterized by forward bent posture and slow, shuffling gait

Gait Techniques:

  • Encourage a wide base of support

  • Use rhythmic techniques

  • Provide rests after certain distances

  • Encourage consistent and predicable breaks

  • Encourage pursed-lip breathing techniques


characterized by paralysis, spasticity, poor balance and instability.

Gait Techniques:

  • Promote activities that strengthen the affected side

  • Promote use of a quad cane or other mobility device to encourage walking

  • Alternate walking and periods with rest periods

  • Promote balance exercises with resting breaks


characterized by fatigue, decreased range of motion, and loss of strength and endurance.

Gait Techniques:

  • Alternate activity periods with rest periods

  • Promote the use of a mobility aid to increase endurance

  • Manage pain with modalities and techniques that decrease stress on the joints

Joint Replacement 

characterized by decreased Range of Motion and Strength

Gait Techniques:

  • Restore Strength, Balance and Range of Motion

  • Progress from feather weight-bearing, to full weight-bearing walking

  • Use a mobility aid as required

  • Increase endurance and greater walking distance

Mobility Devices

  • Widen the “base of support”

  • Held in the opposite hand to affected leg

  • Top of cane should reach the crease of wrist with a slight bend in the elbow


  • Offer stability and security

  • Top of walker should reach the crease of wrist with a slights bend in the elbow

When Using A Mobility Device

  • Promote good posture (stand up straight with eyes looking forward NOT downward).

  • Encourage the Resident to walk slowly

  • Remind the Resident to stand safely (i.e. not using the walker to pull themselves up)

  • Monitor the device for wear and tear (brakes, wheels, handles).

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