News and Events


If you’d like us to add a conference or workshop to our list of events, please send a message and details to: info@ccadsonline.ca


Day Program Updates

Posted on Nov 8, 2016

CCADS is updating your website & we would like all members to please review and send us their recent Day Program info, as a number of Day Programs have changed their criteria. Your changes may be: Costs for participants; activities; are you still operating or  not; website & email address changes, etc.  Please send to: info@ccadsonline.ca We will add / update all materials as they come in for members only.  However if you have moved to another location and would like your new organization to be a member, please join. Also, please share any job opportunities and upcoming events as well. We look forward to receiving all updates by: November 22, 2016. Thanking you in Advance. MJ Borden, President

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2016-2017 * AGM & Education Workshop

Posted on Sep 14, 2016

Sept 23rd AGM has been postponed till May 2017. An Education Workshop will take place at the same time as AGM. Date, Times, Location, Registration Fee and Workshop Presentations will be announced soon. AGM Agenda will follow in the next few months. In the meantime, we are currently looking for members across Canada who would like to sit on the current Board to help raise awareness of CCADS and move forward. Please contact us by email (info@ccadsonline.ca) or phone 780-471-9186 to advise.  Thanking you in Advance for your continued support of CCADS.

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2015 Day Services Education Workshop Brochure and Facilitators

Posted on May 9, 2015

The 2015 Day Services Education Workshop brochure and facilitators document are now available for download!

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2015 Annual General Meeting Agenda

Posted on May 9, 2015

Please click here to download the 2015 Annual General Meeting Agenda.

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CCADS Leadership Positions Available

Posted on May 9, 2015

Dear Members of the Canadian Coalition of Adult Day Services. The Canadian Coalition of Adult Day Services CCADS) would like to inform you of the current status of our organization. This is a valuable organization with over 90 members, a beautiful website, and quality values of Education, Networking, Communication, and Advocacy. Over the past 6 years we have worked to increase our membership and to draw awareness to the importance of Adult Day Programs in communities across Canada. We believe that our members must work together as a team not only to bring awareness of what we do, but also to ensure that our programs are supported through government funding, in this climate of possible cutbacks. Because our current leadership’s terms are over, we have need of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. We will also have need of Directors of Education, Marketing and Communication, and Membership. We are asking you as a CCADS member to seriously consider taking on a...

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Meeting Minutes – 2014 Annual General Meeting

Posted on Jul 13, 2014

Please click here for a copy of the 2014 annual general meeting minutes.

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CCADS 2014 Annual General Meeting

Posted on Jun 7, 2014

The CCADS Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 24 12PM-1PM, 10160-103 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 0X6 ‘Business Link’ Building. We welcome all members to the meeting but if you can’t attend in person, please phone in locally: 780-409-9282 or long distance: 1-866-792-1317. Street parking is available or the Bay Enterprise Square LRT station is a few steps away. Hope to see many of you there!

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MEMBERSHIP FEES

Posted on May 22, 2014

CCADS is pleased to announce COMPLIMENTARY CCADS MEMBERSHIPS for a LIMITED TIME. Forward and send this link (http://ccadsonline.ca/become-a-member) out to any friends or colleagues you think may benefit from day program workshops, resources, and networking. Enjoy!

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CCADS October Workshop: Success!

Posted on Nov 20, 2013

Our second annual workshop was a total success! With thirty healthcare professionals in attendance and 3 superb presenters, the day was filled with learning and laughter! The day started with a a presentation from Sheila Killoran, music therapist. Workshop attendees were introduced and versed in The Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and taught how music therapy can help the residents and clients we work with. Each conference participant completed a “Mandella,” while listening to music that incorporated using pastels to illustrate personal feelings. Prior to lunch, we had a vibrant and interactive session with Paula Strean in laughter yoga. Discovering the many benefits to laughter and positive thinking, Paula demonstrated how the use of laughter can compliment our daily interactions with clients and colleagues. Lunch was an “open microphone” and many participants took a moment to share with the group an idea, joke or activity. This was well received. Following a...

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Learn how to make others LOL!

Posted on Sep 29, 2013

The Canadian Coalition of Adult Day Services is offering a workshop on Friday, October 25 that includes laughing, hand massaging and music! Space is limited so get your registration in soon! Lunch, snacks and Certificate of Completion are all included! Check out the brochure for more information and email Bonnie ( bonnier@pilgrimshospice.com ) with questions!

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