Carewest Sarcee Hospice

Overview of programs and Services::

Sarcee Hospice is a special unit dedicated to
providing 24-hour care in a homelike setting for the
last few weeks of a person’s life. The hospice unit is
a part of the continuum of Alberta Health Services
Palliative and Hospice Care.

What languages are your services offered in?:

English

Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?:

Yes

What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?:

Adults

What are your admission/referral criteria?:

There are many avenues of referral to the Carewest Sarcee Hospice.

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:

Cancer
Cardiovascular Disease
Infectious Diseases (ie HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis-C)
Neurological Disorders
Renal Disease
Respiratory Disease
Care for all conditions
Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
Emotional/Spiritual Support

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?":

We believe that all individuals have the right to
quality end-of-life care. Every effort is made to
provide individualized, family centred care in a way
that celebrates life and the dignity of death.

Animal Therapists:

In Program or Service

Art Therapists:

In Program or Service

Bereavement:

In Program or Service

Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff

Bereavement Support:

Dedicated Staff

Coordinator/Counselor:

Dedicated Staff

Clinical Counselors:

Dedicated Staff

Complementary Therapists:

Dedicated Staff

Complementary Therapies:

Dedicated Staff

Day Program:

Dedicated Staff

Dietitians:

Dedicated Staff

Education:

Dedicated Staff

Educational Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff

Grief Group Facilitator:

In Program or Service

Music Therapists:

Dedicated Staff

Nurses:

Dedicated Staff

Nursing Visits:

Dedicated Staff

Occupational Therapists:

Dedicated Staff

Personal Support Workers:

Dedicated Staff

Pain Symptom Management:

Dedicated Staff

Pharmacists:

Dedicated Staff

Physicians:

Dedicated Staff

Physicians Visits:

Dedicated Staff

Physiotherapists:

Dedicated Staff

Psychologists:

Dedicated Staff

Social Workers:

Dedicated Staff

Social Work Counseling:

Dedicated Staff

Spiritual/Pastoral Support:

Dedicated Staff

Volunteer Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff

Volunteer Support:

Dedicated Staff

Contact Information

Address:
3504 Sarcee Road S.W.
Calgary,  Alberta
T3E 4T4
Contact Name: Lynn Huskins
Phone: 403 685-6460
Fax: 
Website:   www.carewest.ca
 

Categories:

Chronic / Long Term Care Facility
Dedicated Hospice Palliative Care Unit
Non-profit Organization / Health Charity
Nursing Home or skilled Nursing Facility
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