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Programs & Services


Home Peritoneal Dialysis Unit - Alberta Kidney Care - North

 Location: Aberhart Centre

Offers peritoneal dialysis that can be done by clients in their home; provides training, support, and multidisciplinary follow up clinical care.

This service includes the following:

  • provides peritoneal dialysis (HPD) that can be done by clients in their home; provides training, support, and multidisciplinary follow up clinical care
  • dialysis fluid is infused through a tube into the client’s belly. The peritoneal membrane (lining of the belly) acts as a filter to take away toxins and extra fluid from the body. Clients usually do 4 treatments per day, with each treatment lasting about 30 minutes
  • Nurses teach clients and family members about peritoneal dialysis and how to do it at home. Follow-up is done by phone and in routine clinic visits
  • service is offered to clients in central and northern Alberta, neighbouring provinces, and the Northwest Territories

Contact Details

Aberhart Centre

Location Info
Suite 8118
Address
11402 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2J3
Telephone
780-407-6971
Fax
780-407-8220
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Entrance is located off University Avenue east of the Cross Cancer Institute south of Kaye Edmonton Clinic South and southwest of the University of Alberta Hospital. Many bus routes through area. LRT Health Sciences station nearby.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Thursday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Friday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Note

A Home Peritoneal Dialysis Registered Nurse is available on call weekdays until 10:00 pm and from 7:30 am - 10:00 pm on weekends and Statutory holidays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, nephrologists (kidney specialists), registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Service Access

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


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of referral for training.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations