Alberta Health Services

Edmonton Zone - Stroke Early Supported Discharge Program


Description
The Stroke Early Supported Discharge Program (SESD) provides client-focused, in-home therapy for adults with stroke who are referred from hospital upon discharge.

Clients of SESD receive up to 6 weeks of in-home therapy. This program is intended for clients with mild to moderate deficits who cannot access outpatient rehabilitation services or for whom in-home therapy is deemed most appropriate. Clients actively participate in setting goals for their therapy. Stroke specialists provide support with overcoming barriers, reintegration with the community, and transfer to outpatient rehabilitation services if appropriate.

Key Provider: occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), therapy assistants
Eligibility
Yes, This program is targeted to clients who are medically stable with mild to moderate deficits requiring ongoing rehabilitation and have circumstances that prevent them from attending available outpatient ambulatory programs. The SESD Program is now completing appointments virtually and may continue in the future.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-735-6245
Fax
780-735-7995
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Designated surface and underground parking stallsOther disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
June 23, 2020
Address
10230 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB, T5G 0B7

This facility provides a range of healthcare services to help people recover from injuries and illnesses. There is no emergency department at this location.


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