Welcome to Friends Place DeSoto

Friends Place in DeSoto offers the premier Friends Place Adult Day Services in Southwest Dallas County.   By offering both a social and medical model of care, people with memory impairment can remain at home, maintain an optimal level of functioning plus delay the need and/or avoid placement in a long term care facility.  To read more about how Friends Place is different, click here.

Friends Place in DeSoto began offering services to the Southwest Dallas County area is 2012. Since inception, we have offered services to more than 130 families. We are the only free-standing, dedicated adult day center in the area that specializes in Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

We are proud to be able to provide services to our veterans through our contract with the Veterans Administration of North Texas. Read more about our VA contract here.

December 2023

Wed Dec 6 Sherry Hamilton entertains
Wed Dec 13 Don Gibson the one man band entertains
Thu Dec 14 Turning Point Christian Academy performs
Dec 7 –Dec 15   Friends Place celebrates Hannukah
Dec 11 – Dec 15 Staycation to the European Christmas Markets
Wed Dec 20 Ugly Christmas Sweater Competition
Wed Dec 20 Birthday Celebration with Sierra Leone

Every Wednesday
Book Club – Currently reading Good Omens

 

Mon 21 Sign up for Beauty Shop Services with Kelly

 

 

 

Support Group Information

Upcoming Caregiver Support Group Meetings

Tuesday, December 12
Special Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm

Only 1 meeting in December due to Holidays

 

Meetings are sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association and are open to the community. 

COVID-19 – Policies and Procedures Summary

Visitor Policy:
Visitors allowed with screening.

Day to Day Operations
Each day, high-touch areas will be cleaned according to the CDC recommendation.
EPA-approved, or appropriate substitute, hand sanitizer will be available in each room.
Wet wipes, or a CDC-approved substitute, will also be available alongside hand sanitizer.
Employees will wipe down all high-traffic surfaces frequently. This includes, but is not limited to, doorknobs, toilet handles, faucets and light switches

Masks are optional.

In the event of a reported case of COVID19 from one of our members, the member will be asked to maintain a 5-day quarantine.

Each person that has come into contact with a confirmed case of COVID19 and are symptomatic themselves will be expected to self-quarantine for 5 days before they will be allowed back as a member or an employee.

Drop-off Procedure
Family members can walk their loved one into the building

During the Day:
Any member exhibiting any of the following new symptoms will be tested for COVID (rapid test)

  • Fever or chill
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Diarrhea
  • In the last 2 weeks have you travelled outside the DFW metroplex?

If the member has a fever of 99.5˚F/37.5˚C or higher, their family member will be called to come pick them up.