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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

Vulcan Community Health Centre

Address
610 Elizabeth Street S
Vulcan, Alberta
T0L 2B0
Telephone
403-485-3333
Fax
403-485-2336
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible.

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

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 list time will be provided when accepted to the program.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations