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Programs & Services


Acute Care of the Elderly

A program for senior adults (age 65 and older) who have been admitted to the hospital because of an acute illness.

Assesses and provides care to seniors in the hospital. Also offers rehabilitation and community-based programs.

Contact Details

Chinook Regional Hospital

Location Info
Unit 5A
Address
960 19 Street S
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1J 1W5
Telephone
403-388-6600
Fax
403-388-6340
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Note

Call 403-388-6600 for times.

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, home care workers, occupational therapists (OTs), physiotherapists (PTs), recreational therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, transition team workers
Eligibility

65 and older or functionally geriatric.

Referral Needed

Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Screener is sent to the floor for review by the Transition Team Nurse or Nursing staff.

Service Access

ACE screener must be completed.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services