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Programs & Services


Geriatrics and Continuing Care South Zone

Provides services to support people age 65 and older with mental health and physical health concerns including a geriatric assessment / rehabilitation unit, a day hospital, and a community outreach team.

With a goal to optimize healthy community living for seniors, this service provides:

  • Geriatric Assessment Unit (GAU) includes: assessment, treatment, and/or support re-entering the community (as needed) or placement in continuing care at the level the person needs.
  • Seniors Health Day Program offers: assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people who are having health issues related to getting older but do not require long term care placement or hospital admission. This day hospital program does not provide crisis intervention.
  • Geriatric Assessment Team: Assess and treat - Clinic visit or home visit

Contact Details

Medicine Hat Regional Hospital

Address
666 5 Street SW
Medicine Hat, Alberta
T1A 4H6
Telephone
403-528-5609
Fax
403-528-5647
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

Outpatient hours are listed above.  In-patient 2 North Geriatric Assessment Rehabilitation Unit (GARU) is a 24/7 service.

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, health care aides, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

As per each area's service profile.

Referral Needed

Assisted Living Facilities, physician and self-referrals by client or family are also accepted.

Wait Times

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

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services