Alberta Health Services

Central Zone - Central Alberta Sexual Assault Response Team


Description
Offering victims of sexual assault compassionate, confidential and non-judgmental care by sexual assault nurse examiners, with specialized education in sexual assault care.

Providing forensic examinations within 7 days of the assault. The examiner will:

  • coordinate medical treatment
  • forensic examinations
  • police involvment as per the patient's wishes
  • counselling and follow up

Patients aged 12 and younger will be referred to the Sexual Assualt ResponseTeam Pediatrician available through the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre's Emergency Department.

Affiliation: Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support CentreCentral Alberta Child Advocacy CentreRCMPKey Provider: crisis counsellors, doctors, police officers, sexual assault nurse examiner, victim services
Eligibility
Yes, Available to patients who have experienced a sexual assault.
Application Process
Service Access: Walk-in / Drop In Service, Go to the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre's Emergency Department and tell the triage nurse you would like to see the Sexual Assault Response Team.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-343-4444
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 27, 2012
Address
3942 50A Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 4E7

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


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