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)
Foothills Medical Centre
1403 29 Street NW,
Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9
Peter Lougheed Centre
3500 26 Avenue NE,
Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6J4
Rockyview General Hospital
7007 14 Street SW,
Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P9
South Health Campus
4448 Front Street SE,
Calgary, Alberta T3M 1M4
Stollery Children’s Hospital
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7
Alberta Health Services
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
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
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.
RDSP (Registered Disability Savings Plan)
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)
Canadian Pain Coalition
Canadian Pain Society
Chronic Pain Association of Canada
Alberta Wheelchair Sports
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
This is a non-profit society whose aim is to provide individuals with disability to access sports and recreational activities in the Canadian Rockies.
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.
Alberta Caregivers College
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 provides accommodation and care for people with moderate care requirements in a congregate residential setting.
Better Choices, Better Health- Edmonton
https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/services/bcbh.aspx Provides free workshops that offer support to people who have ongoing chronic health conditions
Child Life Services- Stollery Children’s Hospital
Child Life Services is a program dedicated to support children and their families for the duration of their stay in Stollery Children’s Hospital
Be Your Own Boss (BYOB)- Edmonton
A program dedicated to easing the transition, for those with chronic disabilities, from pediatric care to adult care.
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
Support Group Leader for Alberta
instepphysicaltherapy “at” yahoo.ca
Support Group Leader for Alberta