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Programs & Services


Antenatal Community Care Program

Provides in-home nursing care and dietitian care for women with high-risk pregnancies who are referred by a Physician.

Cares for women with medically stable high-risk pregnancies in their home. 

Services include:

  • daily assessment of women in their homes or over the telephone
  • fetal monitoring (non-stress tests) as ordered by the caregiver
  • teaching about pregnancy, health concerns, and self-monitoring
  • referrals to resources as needed
  • connection with an emergency response system if needed
  • communication with the referring health care provider

This service provides in home care for patients who might otherwise be cared for in hospital.

Women are still cared for by their own obstetrician, or family physician, or midwife.

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

Clients must:

  • be referred by a Physician
  • be off of work
  • be a medically high-risk pregnant women
  • have access to a telephone in the home
  • live in the Calgary area: support is limited outside the city limits
Service Access

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


Fees

No fees for clinical services. Possible purchase of a recommended blood pressure monitor may be required for treatment of hypertension concerns.


Service Locations