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Programs & Services

Acute Geriatric Unit

Provides inpatient acute care services for older adults with multiple or complex medical problems and helps them to become independent again.

Offers assessments and treatments (including rehabilitation) to help older adults with medical problems become independent again. Families are encouraged to be part of the care planning process.

Contact Details

Didsbury District Health Services

1210 20 Avenue
Didsbury, Alberta
T0M 0W0

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Hours of Operation
24 hour service
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, geriatricians, health care aides (HCAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), social workers

Older adults in acute care meeting program criteria (as assessed by a geriatric specialist team) including:

  • acute medical issues and geriatric syndromes
  • require rehabilitation to meet goal of returning home
Service Access

Consults for admission available to acute care inpatients (Calgary Zone) and can be made by most responsible health professional to a specialist geriatric team.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided when accepted to the program.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations