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Calgary Community Aids for Independent Living

Assesses people with chronic disabilities or illnesses who need equipment or medical supplies.

This Alberta Health Services program provides assessment for people with chronic disabilities or illnesses who require certain equipment or medical supplies covered under the Alberta Health - Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program. Calgary Community Aids for Independent Living provides authorization for the following only:

  • functional mobility equipment
  • incontinence supplies
  • compression stockings and soft supports

You may be eligible for benefits through AADL if you:

  • are an Alberta resident with a valid Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan card
  • require assistance because of a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness
  • long-term and chronic are defined as being six months or longer

Access
Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Clients can self-refer by calling 403-955-6955


Fees

Calgary Community Aids for Independent Living does not charge for the assessment, however clients may be responsible to co-pay for the Alberta Aids to Daily Living provided equipment or medical supplies. Please visit the AADL website for details.


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