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Programs & Services


Home Nutrition Support Program - Pediatrics

Offers teaching and support to patients and their families to manage tube feeding at home.

Education, support and monitoring of Pediatric clients up to age 18 years who receive feeding by a feeding device (NG, NJ, G-Tube or GJ tube) in their home.

A multidisciplinary team who work together to assist families and caregivers in managing a child's tube feeding at home.

In addition to education and support, the program provides regular review and follow up of:

  • Client nutritional requirements and growth
  • Formula, equipment and supply needs
  • Oral feeding review
  • Management of tube site issues

This program provides service to Calgary area clients including, north to Red Deer and South to the Alberta border.

Visit the PEAS (Pediatric Eating and Swallowing) website to find relevant information for families and care providers of children with an eating, feeding and swallowing disorder.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-955-7329
Fax
403-955-2510
Accessibility

Main entrance

Lifts accessible onsite

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered dietitians, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Assessment by the Clinical Director or a physician designate of Southern Alberta Parenteral Nutrition Program is required.

Service Access

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


Wait Times

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

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services