The Older Persons Active Ageing Centre (OPAAC) is the central hub of services and activities catering to the needs of older persons in the Cayman Islands. The OPAAC combines the strengths of the Elderly Services Unit of the Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) and the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU), allowing them to collaborate on mutually beneficial service delivery to older persons.
Advancing the well-being of Older Persons (Cayman Islands Older Persons Policy 2016-2035).
The Centre exists to promote healthy ageing and independence of older persons through the provision of services and programmes.
We provide social work intervention and case management services to older persons (legally residing in the Cayman Islands), which includes investigation reports of elderly abuse, assessments for residential care placements, advocacy and referrals to other agencies, as needed.
We provide temporary and permanent financial assistance to older persons (legally residing in the Cayman Islands), which includes assistance with food, rent and utilities, conduct assessments to determine eligibility for health insurance and housing repairs.
Ongoing educational and well-being programmes and activities catering to the needs of older persons.
Physical Address: 131 Maclendon Drive, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Department of Children & Family Services
Last Updated 2021-03-04