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Programs & Services


Senior Services - Day Hospital

Provides care to clients in a day hospital / community setting. The service focuses on senior clients with mental health diagnosis of depression / anxiety disorders, stress issues and early dementia.

Services include:

  • therapeutic groups
  • balance and fall prevention exercise program
  • one-on-one counselling
  • case conferencing
  • ongoing health assessments
  • treatment

Clients come to the day hospital 2 days a week.

Contact Details

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

Location Info
Regional Resource Centre - Medicine Hat Regional Hospital
Address
666 5 Street SW
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 4H6
Telephone
403-529-8949
Fax
403-529-8858
Accessibility

Main entrance


Parking stalls and washrooms

Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

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

Note

Public can contact Seniors Services as listed above. Day Hospital clinic days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Access
Service Providers May Include
activity conveners, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Clients age 65 and older with health problems as described above. Individuals under the age of 65 are assessed on an individual basis.

Referral Needed

Clients can self-refer or be referred by Home Care, Community Outreach Team, physicians, family members, friends, or caregivers.

Service Access

Clients are registered into the program once they have completed a trial period to determine if clients needs can be met.


Wait Times

Waiting period is 4 to 6 weeks.

Fees

Client fee for attendance is $10.00 per day to cover the cost of lunch, snacks and beverages (coffee, tea, juice). Client is billed monthly based on actual attendance. Fees may be changed without notice. Please contact the service for more information.

Fee is reviewed and waived based on annual income as per the Alberta Seniors Benefit Program general eligibility amounts.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services