Palliative Home Care

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
Provide comfort and enable care for adults with a life limiting illness or nearing the end of life and their families / caregivers in their homes.

We work with clients with a life limiting illness and those nearing end of life. A range of professional and personal care services are provided to support the person and family / caregiver.

Services include:

  • assess and coordinate care by Registered Nurse Case Managers
  • create a plan of care that includes the client, family/caregivers, healthcare team and others
  • anticipate needs and involve other health professionals to support or provide care (e.g. physical, emotional)
  • plan and coordinate care for personal home support services (e.g. medication assistance)
  • manage equipment needs to support the client to remain at home
  • support transitions and planning for preferred place of care
  • enable discussions around end of life decision making (e.g. goals of care, wishes and priorities)

Key Provider: health care aides, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), nurse practitioners (NPs), occupational therapists (OTs), registered nurses (RNs), registered respiratory therapists (RRTs), social workers
Eligibility
Yes, progressive life limiting illness or end of life
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Request for Palliative Home Care may be made by calling 780-496-1300. A family member, friend, neighbour, or health professional may call on the person's behalf. A referral from a physician or nurse practitioner is not required.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,

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


Telephone
780-496-1300 (Community Care Access)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Entrance
Other disabled access: Yes - Elevators and automatic doors
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 5, 2023
Address
10030 107 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5J 3E4

Located half a block south of Jasper on 107 street; across from Corona LRT Station.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
07:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
07:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
07:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
07:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
07:00 AM to 04:00 PM

After hours support is available from 4:00 PM - 11:45 PM Monday to Friday

Saturday and Sunday 7:00 AM - 11:45 PM