Covenant Health

Tertiary Palliative Care Unit

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Provides care and support for patients and their families that are facing end of life challenges.

Offers care and support for people with a life-limiting illness. Service includes caring for each client's physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs. Treatment is offered for symptoms that have been hard to manage and need ongoing monitoring.

Once clients are stable, they are discharged to the most appropriate care setting. The average length of stay is 3 to 4 weeks, but may be longer.

Affiliation: Edmonton Zone Palliative Care ProgramKey Provider: chaplains, dietitians, health care aids (HCAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), music therapists, occupational therapists (OT), pharmacists, physicians, physical therapists (PTs), psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, volunteers
  • patients must have agreed to a Goals of Care designation of M or C
  • have physical and psychosocial symptoms that cannot be managed anywhere else
  • must be 18 years of age or older.
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral RequiredReferral Process: Yes,

A physician’s referral is required.

Waiting Period: N/A,
Interpreter/Translation services
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

A physician’s referral is required.

Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, ramps, and elevators
Last Updated On
June 14, 2013
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, AB, T6L 5X8

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.

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