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Participant Criteria

 
 
  • Living at Home

  • Able to communicate in a group setting

  • Continent

  • Ambulatory with minimal assistance (walker or cane)

  • Early to mid-stage dementia

 
     
 

Participant Application Process:

 
 
  • Call to Director

  • Application of Interest form completed

  • Caregiver and potential participant visit program (by appointment)

  • Home Visit by Director or program representative

  • Invitation to join program

 

 
 

Participant Entry Procedures and Requirements:

 
 
  • Interview with Director or designated Program Representative

  • Participant meets program criteria (see above) and is accepted into program

  • Signed Waiver of Liability

  • Medical Power of Attorney in place

  • Participant informed about “Safe Return” bracelet.

House of Friends Program meets weekly, on Thursdays from 9:30am-1:30pm

Contact Information:          
     

Susie Petersen,

Director of House of Friends, Bethany UMC

 

512-258-6017, ext 254

 

 

 

David Lutz,

Care Ministries Pastor, Bethany UMC and

Facilitator of the Alzheimer’s Caregiver’s Support Group

 

512-310-9451

512-876-3054 (cell)

     

Cecilia Barrentine,

Director of Care & Connections Ministries, Bethany UMC

  258-6017, ext 231
     
 
     
 
 

10010 Anderson Mill Road       Austin, Texas  78750      Phone:  (512) 258-6017