Wellness Integrated Support Homes

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
Wellness Integrated Support Homes (WISH) is a long-term supportive housing program for adults experiencing addiction and mental health issues.

Offers living spaces for adults who need 24 / 7 access to help with daily activities.

Services include:

  • help with daily activities, home making, and medicines
  • monitoring health
  • access to recreation activities
  • scheduling professional services

Living spaces are usually small group homes where 5 to 8 people live together and get support from a Health Care Aid. Residents have private bedrooms and share all other common areas of the home. Basic bedroom furnishings are provided.

Each resident has a Case Manager who assesses health care needs on an ongoing basis, co-ordinates and schedule access to health care services.


Key Provider: health care aides (HCAs), occupational therapists (OTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service is provided to adults with addictions and mental health concerns who are living in conracted personal care homes and require additional supports to live successfully in the community.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Access is usually through a professional referral, however self referrals can be accepted.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: Yes,

Waitlists vary depending on the availability of vacancies in contracted personal care homes.

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


Telephone
780-342-7663
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: Yes,

There is a monthly accommodation fee for room and board and people also need to pay for their personal expenses (e.g., clothing, entertainment, transportation, medicines).




Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
July 27, 2023
Address
13211 Fort Road NW
Edmonton, AB, T5A 1C3
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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