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Aboriginal Hospital Liaison

This program provides direct service to Aboriginal clients and their families to:

  • seek out opportunities to identify and meet with aboriginal clients to ensure that they and their families are comfortable with the health care milieu;
  • collaborate with other service providers to ensure that needs of Aboriginal clients are identified and addressed;
  • consult with other direct service providers around spiritual, cultural and other special needs of Aboriginal clients and their families to facilitate culturally competent and family-centered care;
  • enhance Aboriginal clients' and families' understanding of hospital and treatment procedures and compliance by providing patient and family education and support, and liaison with other health care professionals;
  • facilitate Aboriginal client access to appropriate hospital and community resources;
  • facilitate Aboriginal spiritual practises;
  • provide referral support to clients, families and community service providers to facilitate continuity of care.

They also provide consultation/liaison services to:

  • participate in informal orientation to hospital staff regarding Aboriginal culture and beliefs;
  • participate on committees/groups dealing with social and health care issues of Aboriginal clients when such participation is deemed appropriate and approved by immediate supervisor;
  • liaise with selected Aboriginal service agencies in the community which service specific needs of clients;
  • maintain linkages to Aboriginal health resources;
  • provide the opportunity for relevant Aboriginal student practicum experience.


Rockyview General Hospital
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2V 1P9



Wheelchair accessible

For more information please contact the service at this facility.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

No weekend coverage.