Neonatal Transition Team, Postpartum Community Services

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


Description
The Neonatal Transition Team (NTT) is a community-based program providing support for the family following infant discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and / or Pediatric Units.

Services are provided in home, in clinic or virtually. Supports include the following:

  • information about the infant's health, abilities, and special needs
  • regular assessments of the infant's health, growth, and development
  • support for breast, bottle and nasogastric tube feeding
  • guidance to enhance infant nutrition
  • reflux management
  • home oxygen therapy and respiratory assessment
  • blood pressure monitoring as required
  • liaison with the infant's pediatrician/PCP and specialists such as registered dieticians and occupational therapists
  • referrals to other services and community resources such as social workers, lactation consultants and physiotherapists

NTT will support family as needed to a maximum of 16 weeks corrected age (~3-4 months post NICU discharge).


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 health issues and under 2 months corrected age must be reviewed and accepted by the NTT team lead.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
403-955-1360
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Ramps
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 24, 2024
Address
4715 8 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB, T2A 3N4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Phone access is available 8 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, excluding Statutory holidays.