Alberta Health Services

Central Zone - Continuing Care Counselling


Description
Offers support with social programs such as Alberta seniors benefits, support with understanding and developing personal directives, navigation through the health care system and support through transitions of care settings.

Helps people in all areas of health care, their families, and caregivers by providing:

  • short-term counselling to help manage change
  • grief counselling
  • in home visits
  • referrals to other specialized services or resources
  • support groups for caregivers (in some areas)
  • information on housing options, advance care planning, and end-of-life planning
  • referrals to other healthcare providers and agencies, as needed
  • cognitive assessments

Service is offered in people's homes, at lodges, hospitals, continuing care centres and supportive living residences.

Key Provider: registered social workers, registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, The Continuing Care Counselor is available at all sites by referral through:  home care, long term care or acute care program.Referral Process: Yes,

acute care, home care or long term care program referral is required



Waiting Period: Yes,

1 to 7 days

Telephone
403-577-3770
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Documents Required

acute care, home care or long term care program referral is required

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Updated On
June 28, 2012
Address
5410 52 Avenue
Consort, AB, T0C 1B0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM