Club RCA Program

Club RCA Adult Respite Day Program

Club RCA Adult Day Program

At Respite Care Atlanta, we offer adult day programs every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 2715 Peachtree Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30305. Participants of this program are called members and are enrolled in the program to attend for 1-3 days. The cost of attendance is $55 a day.

To learn more about enrolling an loved one into Club RCA, please contact Jenna Smith, executive director, at jsmith@spdl.org, or by phone at 404.591.4364.

Club RCA offers activities and socialization for older adults facing cognitive challenges, providing an opportunity for caregivers to take a respite from caregiving responsibilities. Our Club RCA program is designed to highlight capabilities, interests, and backgrounds of our participants. Club RCA customizes activities to target social, spiritual, cognitive, and physical needs that are engaging, suitable, and fun.
A typical day at Club RCA includes a variety of activities such as arts/crafts, gardening, exercise, recreational games, guest speakers, and music performances as well as a catered lunch that monitors dietary restrictions.
Club RCA’s compassionate, committed, and respectful staff and volunteers have been serving the needs of our community’s families since 2018. We uphold the dignity of our members by engaging them with compassion, respect, and joy. During our adult day programs, Club RCA welcomes our members into a warm and caring private setting that includes a variety of activities specially curated for members’ interests.
Club RCA Admission Criteria: 

Eligible participants for Club RCA must have a diagnosis of at least one of the following: 

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Vascular Dementia
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Other dementia types

Other eligibility factors include: 

  • Must be able to feed and toilet themselves
  • Must be able to ambulate independently with or without an assistive device
  • Must be comfortable in a social setting
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

    FAQ’s

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    How do I explain your adult day program - Club RCA - to my loved one?

    Club RCA is advertised as a social club to our members. It is an opportunity for our members and volunteers to socialize and experience fun activities together.

    How much does Club RCA adult day program & other support services cost?

    Club RCA costs $55 a day and our support groups are free of charge.

    How does the application process for Club RCA work?

    After contacting Respite Care Atlanta with your information, RCA staff will contact you to schedule an over-the-phone eligibility screening to discuss your loved one, their needs and the needs of their Caregiver. After this initial phone call, Caregivers and their loved ones will be invited for a scheduled visit our facility and experience Club RCA. After this visit, if you are interested in participating in Club RCA, caregivers will be given/emailed a paper application to complete for enrollment in Club RCA.

    What are the hours of operation for Club RCA?

    Club RCA is open Tuesday – Thursday from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. However, RCA staff are available to answer any questions or share resources Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

    What happens when my loved one cannot attend on their enrolled day(s) for Club RCA?

    RCA only charges for the days that your loved one attends. If your loved one will be absent on a program day, please notify staff as soon as possible.

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