Salvation Army, The

Salvation Army Agape Hospice

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Description
Provides a peaceful, compassionate and caring environment where those afflicted with a terminal illness can fully live out their remaining days with respect and dignity.

Service offers:

  • individualized physical, social, emotional and spiritual care
  • private rooms in a home-like environment
  • doctors, nurses and resident attendants provide physical care as well as a caring heart to help alleviate fear and enchance the resident's quality of life for their remaining days 
  • comprehensive volunteer program in areas such as conversation, respite for families, tea, pet visits and walks in the garden
Affiliation: Alberta Health Services - Calgary
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • adults 18 years of age or older
  • diagnosed with a terminal illness and prognosis of eight weeks or less
  • desire palliative (comfort measures) rather than curative treatment
  • agree to a DNR (do not resuscitate) order
  • reside within the Calgary Health Region. 
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral RequiredReferral Process: Yes,

Wait list is through Palliative Home Care, your Doctor or the Palliative Service Team in the Hospital.

  • although residents who are desiring Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) are welcome, they will be transferred to another facility for the procedure


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-282-6588
Fax
403-284-1778
Web Site
http://www.agapehospice.ca
Email
information@agapehospice.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

Wait list is through Palliative Home Care, your Doctor or the Palliative Service Team in the Hospital.

  • although residents who are desiring Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) are welcome, they will be transferred to another facility for the procedure
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Last Updated On
September 1, 2011
Address
1302 8 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1B8
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