NYSADSA Resources

Webinars | SADS Regulations Information | MLTC Information | Program Design | Templates | Additional Resources


To view NYSADSA's Webinar Series, please select the webinar you would like to view.  Upon selection you will be required to fill out a simple form, once submitted a confirmation page will appear with the link to download and view the webinar.  You will be sent a post test survey to complete to receive a certificate of attendance.

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Part 1: NYSOFA Regulations Overview - This webinar is currently unavailable due to server issues.

Part 2: Focus on Rules & Regulations for Service Plans - This webinar is currently unavailable due to server issues.

Part 3: ADS Building Blocks - This webinar is currently unavailable due to server issues.

Part 4: Elder Abuse: It's Not Just Broken Bones

Part 5: Nutrition in SADC
**This webinar is a pre-requisite to attend the Live NYC Nutrition Trainings**

Nutrition Webinar Powerpoint

Part 6: Emergency Preparedness in SADC

Emergency Preparedness Webinar Powerpoint

Part 7: Annual Requirements for Social Adult Day Services (SADS) 

Annual Requirements Webinar Powerpoint

Part 8: Eligibility, Assessment and Care Planning: Critical First Steps 


SADS Regulations Information

Social Adult Regulations in NYS
Nutrition Requirements Checklist
Current CACFP Adult Meal Pattern (effective October 1, 2017)
CACFP Program Information
CACFP Flyer - English
Article 81 of the NYC Health Code: Food Preparation & Food Establishments
NYC Local Law 9
Revised ADA Requirements: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and other Power-Driven Mobility Devices
Revised ADA Requirements: Effective Communication
Minimum Data Set
NYC SADC Permit Letter from NYS DOHMH
SADC Eligibility Requirements
NYC Social Day Programs Only - Register Your Program With DFTA!
(This is required for all programs in the 5 boroughs that do not have funding through NYSOFA)


MLTC Information

All Social Adult Day Programs that contract with or plan to contract with an MLTC must complete the OMIG Certification

New York State MLTC Plan Directory

Social Adult Day Care Certification


Program Design

Planning and Creating a Social Adult Day Program
Culture Change

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Preparing Your Home for Someone with Alzheimer's Disease



Care Plan Template

**New Compass Form Now Available - April 1, 2019**

The MDS/Compass is required for assessment of SADS participants for the NYSOFA directly funded SADS programs. The new COMPASS is now available for use. Starting April 1, 2019, any assessments should be completed using the new form.

For all other programs, the use of the COMPASS is not a requirement but a useful tool for use in care receiver assessments.

19-PI- COMPASS Form.pdf

19-PI- COMPASS Instructions.pdf

COMPASS Form_No Highlights.pdf

Compass Instructions
Compass Form

NYSADSA Policy and Procedures Template

Available for purchase Here
(must be a NYSADSA member to purchase)

Additional Resources Available

Capacity Building Toolkit for including Aging & Disability Networks in Emergency Planning
Therapy Working Dog Report
Additional Resources
Services for People with Chronic Conditions
Mesothelioma Information




Social Adult Day Services Information 

The New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) contracts with the New York State Adult Day Services Association to provide technical assistance to managed care organizations, providers of social adult day services and those interested in starting an adult day services program. 

NYSOFA and the Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs- located in counties) do not provide technical assistance to individuals or groups who want to start a social adult day services program.  Please contact  Victoria Palasieski, NYSADSA Administrator at 518-694-5366 or [email protected]