About Dementia Care Services and Programs

DCSL provides quality care management services to homebound, frail older adults who have dementia.       This program is 100% supported by ACL Grant. 

Our program provides:

  • Care Plan Assessment
  • Development and implementation of individualized care plan
  • Care Plan Monitoring, which includes in-person follow up visits and telephone calls
  • Complete Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Facilitator certification
  • Provide dementia training to the community including: brain health and symptoms of dementia health and dementia training I/DD community training
  • Lastly, our dementia program offers free weekend respite care to Caregivers of those living with Dementia.
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Weekend Respite Care

DCSL offers free respite care on the weekend at no cost to the participant. This program is 100% Supported by ACL Grant. Eligibility requirements are: · Individual must be living in Durham with dementia or a cognitive impairment. · Does not require any nursing services, such as medication administration or monitoring of any complex medical condition(s).
Hours:
Saturdays: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sundays: 9:00am – 1:00pm

Contact Information

Melissa Black, Dementia Care & Services Director:
(919) 688-8247 ext. 113
mblack@dcslnc.org