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Programs & Services


Dementia Advice

 Location: Alberta Wide

A telephone service, which provides free specialized dementia advice, is available through Health Link by dialing 811.

Dementia Advice provides support for people living with dementia and their caregivers, including tele-triage, health advice, and available resources. A Health Link nurse assesses clients needs and provides advice for immediate concerns. When needed, clients are referred to a specialized dementia nurse for additional advice.

Specific services include:

  • short term psychosocial support
  • dementia related education
  • facilitates linkages to community resources
  • referrals to services such as Alzheimer Society and Home Care

 811
Contact Details

Alberta Wide

Telephone
811
Tollfree
1-866-408-5465 (Canada-wide toll free)
Fax
1-866-979-3553 (toll free in Alberta), 780-735-3553 (Edmonton)
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Note

Clients can be refered to the 'Dementia Advice' service by calling 811, a 24 hours 7 days a week telephone service.

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs)
Service Access

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

Clients can also self-refer by calling Health Link at 811.


Wait Times

The Dementia Advice Line will contact clients within 72 hours of referral.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services