Medical Clinic

Radius Community Health and Healing


Description
Provides primary health care for individuals and families with multiple systemic barriers to accessing health services.

Service provides:

  • a broad range of medical services in clinic and in the community

Services available include:

  • Primary Care - multidisciplinary services ranging from medical care to social services
  • a clinic equipped to deal with minor emergencies such as stitches, burn treatment, and wound treatment
  • staff who are knowledgeable about human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), Hepatitis C, addictions, mental illness, and socioeconomic issues
  • onsite access to Alberta Precision Labs (APL) collection
  • Chiropractic Care - volunteer chiropractor services available at specific drop-in times
  • Health Advocacy - health advocates act as a resource for both the staff and clients at the centre regarding addictions, financial, and legal issues, as well as counseling services, food, and clothing issues, applications for assistance, and more; advocates assist clients beyond immediate medical need, in whatever way possible, including advocating on behalf of clients with outside agencies
  • Psychology Services - therapeutic support for individuals and families with multiple systemic barriers to accessing mental health services and for people coping with a variety of concerns, including both childhood and adult traumas, and the secondary issues that stem from trauma, including addictions, depression, and anxiety; also help support people through medical diagnosis, chronic illness, and chronic pain
  • ?Psychiatry Services - strives to help people find relief from their emotional pains for a life of satisfaction, strength, and love; explore such concerns as depression, anxiety, confusion, fears, addictions, and relationship struggles
  • Supervised Consumption Services (SCS) - a safe place for people to use drugs under the direct supervision of medically trained staff to promote harm reduction and decrease the harm and deaths linked with opioid use; connects people to health and social services, provides harm reduction supports such as sterile equipment, and encourages safer drug use; staff are on hand to administer naloxone in the event of an opioid overdose (does not provide site users with drugs)

Affiliation: Alberta Precision Labs (APL), Canniff and Associates
Key Provider: behavioural health consultants, chiropractors, family physicians (doctors), health advocates (social workers), licensed practical nurses (LPN), medical office assistants (MOA), nurse practitioners (NP), outreach workers (divide time between the clinic and the community), pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses (RN), registered provisional psychologists
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • residents of the inner city
  • with low income
  • who face barriers that may include homelessness, a history of addiction, mental health issues, no health care card, or no current access to a doctor
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • new patients are asked to call or drop in to complete a New Patient Assessment
  • current patients can call or drop in during the hours of operation to make an appointment
  • current patients may drop in during operating hours
  • drop in for Chiropractic Care
Waiting times for drop-in visits can be lengthy. Appointments may be same day or within 2 to 3 days.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-422-7333 Ext. 3 (Medical Clinic)
Telephone
780-422-7333 Ext. 5 (Health Advocacy)
Fax
780-422-7343
Web Site
https://www.radiushealth.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 15, 2024
Address
10628 96 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5H 2J2
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Hours of Operation

Closed statutory holidays. Medical clinic operating hours include:

  • Monday to Thursday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM (doors close at 7:30 PM)
  • Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (doors close at 4:00 PM)
  • Saturday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (doors close at 12:30 PM)

Chiropractic Care drop-in hours are:

  • Wednesday, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • sign up begins at 5:00 pm until list is full