AHS Transition Supports
ACH Diabetes Clinic
A website to help youth and young adults transition from the AB Children\'s Hospital to an adult diabetes clinic.
Youth Health Program
Provides referral and medical consultaiton services for adolescents, youth and their families. Medical referral required.
Provides emergency and routine dental treatment, biopsy of hard and soft tissue, and IV sedation as needed for adults who are medically compromised or who have physical, developmental or mental health challenges.
How to get dental care in the Calgary Zone.
Gentle Dental Hygiene wishes to promote and encourage good oral health by making dental hygiene services more readily accessible. They come to you!
Public Health - Dental Treatment Services
Provides reduced-fee dental treatment services by qualified dentists to families in financial need and without access to dental insurance.
Supports low income Albertans to ensure they have access to pescription drugs, dental services, optical services, emergency ambulance and diabetic supplies that are essential to health and well-being.
A drug benefit program available to all residents of Alberta under the age of 65. Non-Group coverage is premium based and provides access to supplementary prescription drugs not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan.
Dial 310-0000 then 780-427-1432
Provides residents of Alberta with full coverage for medically necessary physician and some specific dental and oral surgical health services.
Dial 310-0000 then 780-427-1432
Medical Equipment/Supplies/Mobility Aids/Assistive Devices
A Rocky Mountain Brace & Limb
Specializes in pediatric and geriatric prosthetic limbs and custom orthotic orthopedic devices.
Helps Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies.
Dial 310-0000 then 780-427-0731
Assist Health Supplies
Offers home health care solutions.
Specializes in orthotic care for children and adults with special needs.
Offers a variety of home health care medical aids and equipment for use in the home.
403-252-2266 or 403-299-4488
Offers a variety of home healthcare solutions.
A short term loan program that provides health equipment to individuals dealing with illness or injury.
Creates customized assistive devices for people with physical disabilities.
1-877-688-8762 or 403-281-7641
Self Advocacy & Self Management
A way to help you think about, talk about and document your wishes for health care.
Provides medication services for patients.
A community-based program for those wanting to learn more about chronic conditions and how to best manage them.
A fun & interactive workshop for teens and young adults, 14 to 24 years, with a chronic health condition who would benefit from learning self-management skills in a supportive group setting.
Describes ways for young people to be more involved as they move from the pediatric to adult health care world, including skills they will need to be successful.
Provides chronic disease self management workshops for people with high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, obesity, chronic pain, diabetes and others.
Tools and tips to help people communicate with their healthcare team; understand their health condition; and understand what they need to do to improve it.
A customized, wallet-size card that gives you instant access to your medical information.
National Institute of Health video about why and how to prepare for medical appointments.
Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine
An app designed to empower parents to keep track of their children\'s health information, begin a dialogue with them about important health topics, and help them manage their own health.
A resource for youth ages 15-18 with special health care needs to help them become more independent in managing their health care appointments and treatment.
Supports for Physical Health
Provides on-site medical support to high-risk adolescents.
Information for parents from Canada's paediatricians about helping your teen with special health needs move to adult care.
A healthcare team to help people develop rehabilitation programs to manage their injuries or health problems. Medical referral required.
Complex Chronic Disease Management Clinic
Purpose of this clinic is to decrease exacerbations of chronic conditions and acute care admissions/emergency deparment presentations through intensive disease management by medical speicalists and family physicians. Medical referral required.
Provides 24/7 health advice and information to all Albertans.
Offers support and care from healthcare providers to people in their homes.
Provide the most up-to-date information about medications, both prescription and herbal.
Provides mobile blood collection service for patients who face significant medical challenges that prevent them from accessing Patient Service Centres. Medical referral required.
Provides trustworthy, non-emergency health information to Albertans.
Pediatric Weight Clinic
Helps overweight children and youth create long-lasting lifestyle changes.
Improves women's access to cervical cancer screening by providing PAP tests for women who do not have a family physician and for those who otherwise have difficulty accessing care.
Provides reliable health information for teens and their parents.
Provides support & health services to vulnerable Calgary youth ages 12-24.
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