Provides a short-term assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation program for older adults who live in the community.
Provides short-term outpatient care to older adults with medical problems who are at risk of being admitted to a hospital or care centre. The program:
- assesses, treats, and provides rehabilitation
- develops care plans
- tells people about community resources
- refers to other healthcare providers or resources as needed
Service Providers May Include
doctors, geriatricians, geriatric psychiatrists, occupational therapists (OTs), physical therapists (PTs), psychologists, recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, therapy aides
Ages 65 years and older.
Direct referral service. Referral forms can be found on Carewest web site under community programs. Anyone can refer.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
The only cost to the program is for Access Calgary. If this is the mode of transport then costs apply.