Good Samaritan Society, The

Comprehensive Home Option for Integrated Care for the Elderly


Description
Provides supportive services to seniors with complex medical conditions to help them remain in their own homes.

Service provides:

  • support to seniors with complex medical conditions, who might otherwise be eligible for admission to a continuing care centre, so that they may continue living at home

Includes:

  • physician and nursing care
  • health and wellness education
  • rehabilitation services
  • pastoral care
  • social work services
  • medications and pharmacist consultants
  • meals and dietary consultation
  • transportation to and from the program
  • recreation and socialization
  • home support (based on assessed need)
  • access to overnight respite care
Affiliation: Partnered with Alberta Health Services.Key Provider: chaplains, dietitians, nurses, physicians, rehabilitation therapists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • 65 years and older
  • with complex medical conditions
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • call Alberta Health Services Community Care Access line for more information or to enroll
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times may vary.

Telephone
780-496-1300 (Alberta Health Services Community Care Access)
Telephone
780-431-3901 (Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre)
Web Site
http://www.gss.org
Email
goodsaminfo@gss.org
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Contact for details.

Fee Reduction: Yes,

Subsidies may be available.

Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual memberships available. Contact for details.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 19, 2015
Address
9649 71 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T6E 5J2
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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