Away For The Day

Away for the day is Wynn Park’s private Adult Day Program designed for adults 55 years or older (age exceptions may be made for individuals with Dementia). Our program is an opportunity for the participants to engage in meaningful activities that stimulate them physically, cognitively and socially. Our program also offers respite for caregivers, knowing they can depend on us to care for their loved ones.

You can see this months planned activities on the Calendar page on the Away For The Day website.


  • $90.00 per day
  • Program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-3:30.
  • Payment for the month is due at the beginning of each month. Payment will be in the form of Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD).

There may be funding available through Continuing Care to help with the cost of the program, please call 1-800-225-7225 to see if you are eligible (Caregiver Benefit, Supportive Care, etc.).

Our Program Includes

  • A safe and secure environment
  • Friendly, engaging staff consisting of recreation care workers, with LPN/RN’s available on site
  • Stimulating activities throughout the day tailored to each individual.
  • Two snacks, and a dietician approved hot lunch cooked on site

Participant Criteria

In order to attend our program, participants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be at least 55 years old (age exceptions may apply for individuals who have early onset Alzheimer’s Disease or vascular type Dementia)
  • No smoking
  • No evidence of behaviours that would put the individual, staff and/or other participants at risk, or behaviours that will disrupt the program. (i.e. sexually inappropriate behaviour, verbal/physical aggression)
  • Will not wander excessively
  • Able to follow verbal instructions
  • Toilets themselves, must be able to transfer to and from toilet independently or with minimal assistance x1 person
  • Able to feed themselves

For More Information

If you have any questions or for more information, please contact us:

Away For The Day
32 Windsor Way
Truro, NS
B2N 0B4