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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

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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 with more than one medical problem. Must be referred by a Geriatric Medicine Specialist after a consultation by same.

Service Access

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

Community referrals can be made through the Seniors Health One Line Referral.

Referrals can only be made by Geriatric Medicine Specialists (Geriatricians or Geriatric Nurse Practitioners). Most referrals are for hospital inpatients seen by the Geriatric Consult Service, but some Community-based referrals can also be made through the Seniors Health Clinic physicians.

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