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Health Care Centers

General description for the  medical centers listed below: “This service provides diagnostic and consultative services for any person with suspected or proven abnormalities of the nervous system and management of progressive neurological disease, complex seizure disorders or neurological conditions through education of the person/family/community and coordinated care.” – Alberta Health Services. Note: Most often a referral is required.

 

Alberta Children’s Hospital

2888 Shaganappi Trail NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8

Telephone: 403-955-7211 (Switchboard)

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/facilities.asp?pid=saf&rid=1043957

 

Foothills Medical Centre
12th floor
1403 29 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9; 403-944-1447

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1024025

 

Peter Lougheed Centre
Neurology Clinic
3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J4; 403-943-4666

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1041454

 

Rockyview General Hospital
7007 14 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9; 403-943-3495

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1048002

 

South Health Campus
Level 5
4448 Front Street SE, Calgary, Alberta T3M 1M4; 403-956-3400

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1090871

 

Stollery Children’s Hospital

Room 1D1
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1046771

 

Health Care Services

Alberta Health Services

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=sgeo&geo=14

A comprehensive list of services, training, workshops, clinics, and other aspects of Alberta’s Health care services is found on the website provided below. Some relevant links have been linked directly on this page

Chronic Pain Service – Pediatric- Stollery Children’s Hospital

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1019352

Service treats and cares for children 17 years and under who are experiencing chronic, difficult to manage pain. A physician’s referral is required.

Nutrition Services- Edmonton

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1026502

Registered Dietitians provide one-to-one nutrition counselling to help clients follow a diet as recommended by their physician. Nutrition counselling sessions give clients ideas not only about what to eat, but how to put the diet into everyday practice.

 

 Funding/Future Planning

RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan)
Available from:
Scotiabank
RBC
BMO
CIBC

http://www.rhdcc-hrsdc.gc.ca/eng/disability/savings/grants_bonds.shtml

PLAN – a Canadian, family-run organization dedicated to helping you plan for your disabled child’s future. www.plan.ca

 

President’s Choice Children’s Charity

Helping children with a physical or developmental disability by funding mobility equipment, environmental modifications, assist in the funding of wheelchair vans, therapy and more.

(http://www.presidentschoice.ca/en_CA/community/pccc.html)

 

Chronic Pain Management

 

Canadian Pain Coalition

www.canadianpaincoalition.ca

Partners Against Pain

www.partnersagainstpain.com

Canadian Pain Society

www.canadianpainsociety.ca

Chronic Pain Association of Canada

www.chronicpaincanada.com

Adaptive Sports/Leisure

 

Alberta Wheelchair Sports

Link: http://www.abwheelchairsport.ca/

Link:http://www.albertanorthernlights.com/ or contact Colleen Young  directly at 587-987-0148

This is a website whose goal is to provide support to those in wheelchair and awareness and acceptance of these sports.

Rocky Mountain Adaptive Sports Centre

Link: http://www.rmasc.ca/about-rmasc/

This is a non-profit society whose aim is to provide individuals with disability to access sports and recreational activities in the Canadian Rockies.

Residential Access Modification program

The Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP) provides grants to help lower-income Albertans with mobility challenges modify their homes so they can enter and move around more easily.

http://humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/residential-access-modification-program.html

Support

Alberta Caregivers College

Link: http://www.caregivercollege.ca/

Developed by many collaborators in the health care system, this website is useful for those who are responsible for taking care of loved ones. It is an online college that provide resources and training for caregivers.

Assisted Living

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1004411

Assisted Living provides accommodation and care for people with moderate care requirements in a congregate residential setting.

Better Choices, Better Health- Edmonton

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1054851

Provides free workshops that offer support to people who have ongoing chronic health conditions

Child Life Services- Stollery Children’s Hospital

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=saf&rid=1046020

Child Life Services is a program dedicated to support children and their families for the duration of their stay in Stollery Children’s Hospital

Better Choices, Better Health- Edmonton

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1054851

Provides free workshops that offer support to people who have ongoing chronic health conditions

Be Your Own Boss (BYOB)- Edmonton

Link: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services.asp?pid=service&rid=1031355

A program dedicated to easing the transition, for those with chronic disabilities, from pediatric care to adult care.

 

Therapy

Canadian Paraplegic Association

Professional counseling services to assist in coming to terms and adjusting to the challenges of living with aspinal cord injury through a telephone counseling service

(www.thespine.ca)

Service Animals

http://servicedog.ca/programs/therapy-dogs

http://bcandalbertaguidedogs.com/

Support Group Leaders

 
Giri Srinivasan
Support Group Leader
Alberta
instepphysicaltherapy “at” yahoo.ca
(780) 454-5432
Cheryl Martin Cheryl Martin
Support Group Leader
Alberta

 ivorine.martin”at” yahoo.ca

If you would like to volunteer for the rewarding experience of becoming a Regional Support Group Member, please contact us at info@mytm.ca

 

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