Canadian Red Cross Society, The

Health Equipment Loan Program

Search Agency Service

Description
Provides short term medical equipment loans.

Service offers:

  • equipment provided for a maximum of three months
  • loans for medical aids such as wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, commodes, raised toilet seats and bath seats 
  • in the event of long-term or permanent need, the client may borrow the equipment while making arrangements for other equipment either through Aids to Daily Living or by purchase
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals with written referrals.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Referral from one of the health care professionals listed below:
  • Doctor
  • Chiropractor
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
Referral Process: Yes,

A written referral is required from rehabilitation specialists. 



Waiting Period: Yes,

Items will be provided based on availability

Telephone
403-273-4426
Web Site
http://www.redcross.ca/where-we-work/in-canada/alberta/alberta-specific-programs/health-equipment-loan-program
Email
WeCare@redcross.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Documents Required

A written referral is required from rehabilitation specialists. 

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Charity / Foundation, Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
October 27, 2017
Address
3140 14 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB, T2A 6J4
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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