Ageing and Disability Services

About Us

Ageing and Disability Services (ADS) of the Ministry of Social Development and Seniors provides a range of services to address the needs of seniors and persons with disabilities.

What do they do?

The mission of ADS is to support and protect seniors and persons with disabilities at risk of abuse or self-neglect via compliance, programme delivery, education, and stakeholder collaboration. ADS provides the following services:

Senior Abuse reporting and investigation

Receives and investigates reports of senior abuse and maintains the Senior Abuse Register.

 

Case Management

Offers assistance with: care needs assessment, coordinating care, and identifying access to services.

Accessibility Consultation

 

Provides advice to developers on accessibility requirements and best practices

Long Term Care Resources

 

Provides seniors and persons with disabilities information about community and government resources

 

Care Homes and Adult Day Care Facilities

 

In January 2021 care home regulation and licensing and adult day care registration were moved from under the remit of Ageing and Disability Services to the Bermuda Health Council.

Home Care Provider Registration

 

In January 2021 home care provider registration was moved from under the remit of Ageing and Disability Services to the Bermuda Health Council.

Education and Training

 

Develops and implements public education and awareness events to enhance the community’s understanding of services, actions and issues pertaining to persons with disabilities and ageing.

Events

Lists community events geared towards seniors and persons with disabilities

K. Margaret Carter Centre

Manages enrichment and training programmes for persons over 18 with cognitive, developmental and physical disabilities.

Policy and Programme Development

 

Supports the planning, development and coordination of policies and programmes for seniors and persons with physical and intellectual disabilities.

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