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Calgary Community Aids for Independent Living

Does assessments for people to see if they are eligible for funding through AADL for equipment or medical supplies, which includes:

  • equipment for bathing and going to the bathroom (home visit needed)
  • walkers and walking aids (home visit needed)
  • manual and power wheelchairs (home visit needed)
  • wheelchair cushions and accessories (home visit needed)
  • back supports
  • catheter supplies
  • compression garments (a prescription from a doctor is needed)
  • incontinence supplies

AADL does not cover continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) units.

For people who need diabetes supplies, AADL provides help with funding if you are insulin-dependant through the Alberta Monitoring for Health Program at 1-800-267-7532.

Address

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
4th floor
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7

Telephone

403-955-6955

Fax

403-955-6910

Web

http://www.health.alberta.ca/services/aids-to-daily-living.html

Wheelchair accessible

For more information please contact the service at this facility.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Available to

This service is not available to everyone. Call for more information.

Referral needed

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information.

You need a doctor referral for some services. Call for more information.

Fees

Some people are eligible to pay 25% of the cost up to a maximum of $500.00 per family per AADL benefit year (July 1 to June 30).

If you are considered low-income, you may not have to cost share, but you do have to pay for upgrades. For more information visit our website.

Service language options

Interpreter/Translation services