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.

May 2024

Fri May 3 We will celebrate Cinco de Mayo on 5/3 with a pinata smashing

Mon May 6 Kentucky Derby with mint juleps. The

Tues May 7 Texas Winds Sentimental Journey featuring a saxophone and piano

Thu May 9 at 12pm Friends Place Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon. This year it’s the Mad Hatter

Thu May 16  Kristi Kruger Entertains

Wed May 22 May Birthday Celebration with Sierra Leone

Mon May 27 closed for Memorial Day.

Tue May 28 Mike Frankel will perform

Fri May 31 is National Macaroon Day. We’ll be making coconut macaroons

Every Wednesday
Book Club 

 

 

 

 

Support Group Information

Tuesday, May 14
General Discussion
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm

Tuesday, May 28
Speaker:  Rubi Salizar, MSW, Lead Care Manager, DAAA
Topic: What Available for You from Dallas Area Agency on Aging
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm

 

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.