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Programs & Services


Intensive Palliative Care Unit

Provides tertiary level, short stay palliative care for patients with complex palliative or symptom needs.

Provides symptom management so patients can be discharged to the most appropriate setting for ongoing palliative care such as home or hospice.

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Unit 47, 4th floor, Special Services Building
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-1147
Fax
403-270-4349
Getting There

Parking available

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Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), spiritual care providers, transition coordinators, volunteers
Eligibility

Patients must have complex symptoms or distress requiring intensive care and follow through.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral guidelines and referral forms.

Referrals can be made by phoning the nurse or attending palliative doctor.


Wait Times

Patients not accepted immediately can be put on a waitlist by contacting Unit 47 directly.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Agape Hospice, Rosedale Hospice, Dulcina Hospice, Southwood Hospice, Chinook Hospice, Foothills Country Hospice.