Stroke Early Supported Discharged Program

Alberta Health Services - Central Zone


Description
Provides in-home therapy to stroke survivors who have been referred from the hospital after they have been discharged.

The Stroke Early Supported Discharge (ESD) team helps clients return home from hospital earlier following a mild to moderate stroke. The (ESD) team provides a short-term, client-driven, multidisciplinary rehabilitation program in the client's home and community environment, helping to ease the transition from hospital to home to community.


Key Provider: occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), therapy assistants
Eligibility
Yes, Diagnosis of recent stroke who require intensive rehabilitation, but are medically stable and safe to be in their own home independently, or with limited support.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Individuals must reside within 50km from Red Deer City limits - and be willing to participate in a minimum of one hour of therapy per day.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
403-406-5648
Fax
403-406-5561
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
December 14, 2023
Address
3942 50A Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 4E7

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department. The Central Alberta Cancer Centre is located within this facility.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM