Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Aids to Daily Living

The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) Program provides funding for basic medical equipment and supplies for people with chronic health problems or life-ending illness who qualify under the program.

This Government of Alberta funded program provides assessment for benefits like back supports, catheter supplies, incontinence supplies, and mastectomy supplies (for people younger than 65) is provided by AADL authorized assessors and AADL approved vendors.

  • home visit is needed for bathing and bathroom equipment, walkers, walking aids, wheelchairs (manual and power) and wheelchair cushions and accessories
  • prescription from a doctor is needed for compression garments
  • no coverage for continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) units.

Call AADL Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000, then 780-427-0731, if you have questions regarding program eligibility or covered benefits.

Affiliation: Government of Alberta Ministry of HealthKey Provider: occupational therapists (OTs), registered nurses (RNs), respiratory therapists (RTs)
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral RequiredReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: N/A,
403-943-1920 (Community Care Access - Referral Intake Line)
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: Yes,

If you are eligible for benefits, AADL will pay 75% of the cost up to $500 per family per benefit year (July 1 to June 30).

Fee Reduction: Yes,

If you qualify as a low-income family, you may only have to pay for upgrades. Call AADL Toll-free in Alberta: 310-0000, then 780-427-0731, if you have questions.

Membership Fee: No
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Last Updated On
September 18, 2019