Alberta Health Services

Cancer Care Alberta - Cancer Patient Navigation


Description
The service is available to facilitate timely access to information, support, and cancer services, for patients and families during key transition points along the cancer care continuum in Regional and Community based ambulatory cancer centers.

This service supports clients and their families by:

  • providing accurate information for patients so they can make informed decisions about their next steps
  • helping patients prepare for tests and cancer treatments by explaining test results and treatment choices or by referring patients to other resources or services
  • improving coordination of care by working with other healthcare providers
  • helping patients prepare for medical visits by explaining ahead of time what to expect
  • helping patients access financial resources and community supports
Key Provider: registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Navigation services and supports can be accessed at any point along a patient's cancer journey.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Telephone
780-621-8087
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 2, 2019
Address
4550 Madsen Avenue
Drayton Valley, AB, T7A 1N8

This facility is located in Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre and offers healthcare service for people with cancer.


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Hours of Operation
Tue
07:30 AM - 03:45 PM
Wed
07:30 AM - 03:45 PM
Thu
07:30 AM - 03:45 PM