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Programs & Services


Continuing Care Counselling

Offers support with social programs such as Alberta seniors benefits, support with understanding and developing personal directives, navigation through the health care system and support through transitions of care settings.

Helps people in all areas of health care, their families, and caregivers by providing:

  • short-term counselling to help manage change
  • grief counselling
  • in home visits
  • referrals to other specialized services or resources
  • support groups for caregivers (in some areas)
  • information on housing options, advance care planning, and end-of-life planning
  • referrals to other healthcare providers and agencies, as needed
  • cognitive assessments

Service is offered in people’s homes, at lodges, hospitals, continuing care centres and supportive living residences.

Contact Details

Islay Assisted Living

Address
5016 53 Street
Islay, Alberta
T0B 2J0
Telephone
780-744-3795
Getting There

From Highway 16, go North on Highway 893 and follow 5km, cross the Railroad tracks and turn right at the 2nd entrance into Islay.

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

Hours of operation for program information.

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses, social workers
Referral Needed

doctor, acute care, home care or long term care program referral is required

Service Access

The Continuing Care Counselor is available at all sites by referral through: doctor, home care, long term care or acute care program.


Wait Times

1 to 7 days

Service Locations