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Programs & Services

CHOICE Dementia

Keeping older adults with complex health issues; healthy, at home and out of the hospital.

Provides services for older adults who have complex health issues and want to remain living in their own homes. The goal of the program is to keep clients healthy, at home, and out of the hospital system. Services may include:

  • medical monitoring and treatment by physicians and nurses
  • medications dispensed by the pharmacy
  • physical and occupational therapy
  • social work (and Pastoral Care Services at a Good Samaritan location)
  • recreation and social activities
  • personal assistance with daily tasks, as needed
  • health and wellness education

Contact Details

Good Samaritan Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre

Location Info
CHOICE Dr. Zetter
9649 71 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6E 5J2
780-496-1300 (Community Care Access)
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Service Providers May Include
doctors, home support workers, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physiotherapists (PTs), recreational therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, therapy aides

Standard CHOICE criteria plus the following for the Special Care Program:

  • established diagnosis of dementia
  • requires programming adapted to their needs in a secure and supportive environment
  • participant requires a smaller secure environment to support the significant nature of their dementia or active wandering
Referral Needed

Referrals can be made through a Home Care Case Manager or by calling Community Care Access

Wait Times

Waitlist will be determined by available capacity at the program and number and urgency of referrals


There is a monthly fee for CHOICE.

Clients also pay the co-payment for medications not covered by their Blue Cross or other insurance up to $100 per month. Over the counter medications are not included in the $100 co-payment.

This program fee may waived for those on full benefit assistance for Alberta Aides for Daily Living (AADL), receiving Senior’s Benefit assistance, and/or under 65 years of age and on AISH.




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