Jewish Guild for the Blind

Address:15 West 65th St. New York NY 10023
Fax:(212) 769-6266
World Wide Web: http://www.jgb.org/programs_guildcare.asp

Description:GuildCare provides adult day health services for visually impaired or blind adults who can benefit from the services of a comprehensive health and social program while remaining in their community. GuildCare seeks to prevent or delay institutional care and provide relief to caregivers by offering nursing supervision; social work services; recreation; nutrition counseling; health education; physical, occupational, speech and vision rehabilitation therapies; ancillary health services; hot lunch; transportation; recreational and skills classes; and field trips. There is also a managed long-term care program, Guildnet.

Hours:Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Eligibility Requirements:Diagnosed medical problem; visual impairment affecting physical, emotional or functional ability; age 18 and over; self-feed and toilet with assistance; ability to use scheduled door-to-door transportation; physician in the community; complete physical exam upon admission and yearly thereafter.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Medicaid.
Access for People with Disabilities:Fully accessible.

Services Offered:Adult Day ProgramsHealth CareMealsNutrition EducationRecreational / Leisure / Arts InstructionRecreational Activities
Target Groups(By Need):Visual Impairments