Alberta Health Services

South Zone - Geriatrics and Continuing Care South Zone


Description
Provides services to support people age 65 and older with mental health and physical health concerns including a geriatric assessment / rehabilitation unit, a day hospital, and a community outreach team.

With a goal to optimize healthy community living for seniors, this service provides:

  • Geriatric Assessment Unit (GAU) includes: assessment, treatment, and/or support re-entering the community (as needed) or placement in continuing care at the level the person needs.
  • Seniors Health Day Program offers: assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people who are having health issues related to getting older but do not require long term care placement or hospital admission. This day hospital program does not provide crisis intervention.
  • Geriatric Assessment Team: Assess and treat - Clinic visit or home visit
Key Provider: dietitians, health care aides, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility
Yes, As per each area's service profile.
Application Process
Service Access: Application RequiredReferral Process: Yes,

Assisted Living Facilities, physician and self-referrals by client or family are also accepted.



Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Telephone
403-528-5609
Fax
403-528-5647
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

Assisted Living Facilities, physician and self-referrals by client or family are also accepted.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Main entranceOther disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls and washrooms
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
August 31, 2017
Address
666 5 Street SW
Medicine Hat, AB, T1A 4H6

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department. The Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre is located within this facility.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM