Covenant Health

Postpartum Unit


Description
Provides inpatient care to women after delivery. Also cares for pregnant women who are having problems related to their pregnancy.

This service provides inpatient care to new mothers and women who are having problems related to their pregnancy, including:

  • rooming-in units for women and their newborn with one support person staying overnight
  • home-like environment supports breastfeeding
  • hostel for moms who are discharged but their baby must stay in the hospital.
  • 4 theme rooms
Key Provider: licensed practical nurses(LPNs), registered nurses (RNs), student nurses (supervised)
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral RequiredReferral Process: Yes,

Admission through doctor’s office (antepartum), or from labour and delivery or the Emergency Department.



Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
780-735-2739
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Rates vary for theme, private and semiprivate rooms.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

Admission through doctor’s office (antepartum), or from labour and delivery or the Emergency Department.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, elevators and public transit is available.
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
December 11, 2014
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5R 4H5

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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