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Southern Alberta Adult Home Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Program

Offers education and support to adult patients and their families to manage their tube or intravenous feeding therapy at home.

This is a specialized service for adult patients in Southern Alberta requiring enteral/parenteral nutrition therapy for a non-functioning or inaccessible gut.

Provides:

  • enteral and parenteral supplies
  • education to manage their care at home, usually with a support person and in some cases with Home Care support
  • ongoing monitoring plus 24-hour on-call nursing support in conjunction with the primary care physician

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Room 0518, McCaig Tower
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-1387
Fax
403-270-2637
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Note

On-call 24 hours nursing coverage. Nutrition Support Clinic: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.

Access
Service Providers May Include
doctors, registered dietitians, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Individual cases are reviewed by a multidisciplinary team to ensure they meet all eligibility requirements.

Referral Needed

A doctor must refer to the Southern Alberta Adult Home enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Program.

Wait Times

Can be up to 3 days.