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Programs & Services

Respite Care

Respite care provides a scheduled break for caregivers from caring for the chronically or terminally ill person living at home.

Short-term care provided in a continuing care living centre for persons living at home to provide a break for their caregiver.

Contact Details

Drumheller Health Centre

351 9 Street NW
Drumheller, Alberta
T0J 0Y1
Hours of Operation
24 hour service

Respite Services in facility are 24 hours per day/care

Service Providers May Include
home support aides, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses (RNs)
Referral Needed

Respite application is submitted through a home care case manager

Service Access

A home care case manager completes a respite application, which is then sent to a continuing care placement office.


Fees are the same as the current continuing care accommodation charges and depend on the type of respite room (semi-private or private).

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