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Programs & Services

Acute Geriatric Unit

Provides inpatient services for older adults with multiple or complex medical problems and helps them to become independent again.

Offers assessments and treatments (including rehabilitation) to help older adults with medical problems become independent again. Clients are admitted for an average of 4 weeks. Families are encouraged to be part of the care planning process.

Contact Details

Rockyview General Hospital

Location Info
Units 57 and 58
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2V 1P9
403-955-1525 (Seniors Health One Line Referral)
Getting There

Parking available

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Hours of Operation
24 hour service

Referral Line hours 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Service Providers May Include
cardiologists, dietitians, doctors, gastrointestinal specialists, geriatricians, internal medicine specialists, neurologists, occupational therapists, orthopedic surgeons, pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, urologists

Older adults meeting program criteria including:

  • acute medical issues and geriatric syndromes
  • require rehabilitation to meet goal of returning home
Service Access

Consults for admission available to inpatients and can be made by most responsible health professional to a geriatric medicine specialist.

Wait Times

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

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Geriatric Assessment and Rehabilitation Program (GARP), Specialized Seniors Health Assessment and Rehabilitation Units