Care Choices. Adult Day Care Programs provide a structured program of therapeutic, rehabilitative, social and leisure activities in a monitored setting. The programs offer supportive services to the participant, as well as to the family, by providing care and supervision in a protective environment during the day. According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of adult day care in Missouri is $1,733 per month. The monthly base rate for Missouri adult day care is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Missouri is also more expensive compared to the national average. This cost is the base cost for in Missouri.
The ADC Waiver provides adult day care to active MO HealthNet participants ages 18 to 63 who meet the nursing facility level of care. Adult day care services under the Aged and Disabled Waiver provide adult day care to active MO HealthNet participants aged 63 and over. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) assures that nutritious meals and snacks are served to children and eligible adults enrolled in child care centers, family child care homes, after school programs, emergency shelters, and adult day care programs by providing reimbursement for meals that meet minimum nutritional standards.
MU Adult Day Connection (ADC) is a state-licensed adult day health care program that supports adults who have experienced physical and/or cognitive changes. Engaging in meaningful activities, physical exercise and wellness programs can delay entry into a long-term care placement and allow family members and caregivers to work, complete needed tasks or rest.Phone: (573) 884-6705. The Missouri Adult Day Care Association is dedicated to the growth and development of adult day care and to the service of its members. Building on the supportive environment offered within a group setting, adult day services programs work to: Promote the individual’s maximum level of independence.