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Programs & Services


Northern Alberta Home Nutrition Support Program - Adults (Enteral)

Offers home support for clients who cannot sustain their nutrition through oral intake and nutritional access is through a feeding tube. Patients supported reside from Red Deer north.

Helps people who live at home and need to use a feeding tube, by providing:

  • training on how to use a feeding tube
  • equipment, supplies and formula
  • help keeping track of the client’s progress (phone calls and clinic sits)

Contact Details

Royal Alexandra Hospital

Address
10240 Kingsway Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5H 3V9
Telephone
780-735-4236
Accessibility

Entrance.


Elevators

Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

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

Access
Service Providers May Include
clerks, dietitians, doctors, GI physician specialists, occupational therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech language pathologists
Eligibility

Adults over the age of 18 who are medically stable and:

  • need home nutritional support for more than 4 weeks
  • are capable of managing tube feeds at home, or have a caregiver
  • have a home environment with electricity, running water, phone, refrigeration and safety
  • tube access laready established and formula is tolerated
  • Inpatient referral only (some exceptions with outpatent and NG access
  • must have a Family Practitioner  managing care
Service Access

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


Fees

There is a monthly fee for this service.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services