Alberta Health Services

Edmonton Zone - Palliative Home Care


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, 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,
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 - EntranceOther disabled access: Yes - Elevators and automatic doors
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
December 2, 2021
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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