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Eligibility

Canterbury Care Center offers services to people age 60 and older, as well as individuals in their 50’s that are comfortable in the Canterbury Care Center setting. Participants may be:

  • Able to benefit from regular health supervision
  • Dealing with medical, cognitive or emotional issues
  • Dependent on others for care, activity or transportation, but who want to remain as independent as possible and avoid an institutional setting
  • Socially isolated

CCC accepts individuals with the following conditions:

  • Amputees
  • Aphasia
  • Balance Problems
  • Cardiac Problems
  • COPD
  • Depression/Other Mental Health Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Early, Mild and Moderate Dementia
  • Hypertension
  • Moderate Developmental Disabilities
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Renal Failure
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Visual and/or Hearing Impairment

CCC can accept individuals with the following conditions as long as the potential participant can independently manage their own care:

  • Colostomy/Ostomy
  • Foley (Indwelling) Catheters
  • Oxygen Dependent
  • Pacemaker

CCC cannot accept individuals with the following conditions:

  • Actively Abusing Controlled Substances – i.e. Drugs, Alcohol
  • Choking Risk
  • Communicable Disease
  • Deep Wound Care
  • End Stage Dementia
  • Feeding Tube
  • History of violence to self or others or whose behavior is not appropriate within the group setting
  • Hoyer Lift Needed
  • Intoxication
  • IV Line
  • Requiring Two Person Assistance
  • Uncontrolled Seizure Disorder
  • Ventilator

 

Incontinence is not an issue with CCC as long as the incontinence can be managed or controlled by scheduled bathroom visits or through the use of incontinence pads. The CCC program is not the right place for the incontinent participant who requires frequent changes of clothes or excessive amounts of personal care throughout the day.