Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Neonatal Transition Team, Postpartum Community Services


Description
The Neonatal Transition Team provides community-based follow-up for very low birth weight infants and their families during transition from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to home. Eligible clients are referred while inpatient at a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

This community-based specialized service provides:

  • support for the family following infant discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit;
  • information about the infant's health, abilities and special needs;
  • regular assessments of the infant's health, growth and development;
  • guidance to enhance infant nutrition;
  • liaison with the infant's physician and specialists;
  • referrals to other services and community resources, as required.
Key Provider: dieticians, neonatal clinical nurse specialists, neonatal public health nurses
Eligibility
Yes, Eligibility in this program is possible if:
  • the infant's birthweight is less than 1250 gms
  • the family lives within the City of Calgary
Other infants with ongoing health needs may be eligible.
Application Process
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-813-5736
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Ramps
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
November 12, 2019
Address
4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2A 3N4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM