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Carewest Dr. Vernon Fanning opened its doors to the Calgary community in 1978 and has since grown to offer programs and services for 289 long-term care residents and rehabilitation clients. Its programs are as follows:
EQuaL Program (Enabling Quality of Life) For residents under the age of 65 with physical disabilities and complex care needs with a focus on fostering a sense of home, family and community for residents (three units). 137 beds
RCTP Unit (Regional Community Transition Program) To support frail individuals who do not require acute care but have a variety of medical conditions that require further assessment and/ or rehabilitation in order to return home or another care setting. 49 beds
Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit For people over the age of 18 who have had a neurological injury, such as a stroke, and require rehabilitation once they are past the acute phase of their illness before they return home or move to another care setting. 49 beds
Chronic Complex Care Unit and the AHS satellite Renal Hemodialysis Clinic For residents living with a complex disease or life-threatening illness including people on hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, and those who need specialized respiratory support. 54 beds
Younger Adult Day Program For adults 18 to 65 with chronic illnesses or physical disabilities, who would benefit from a social, leisure and health promotion program and whose families would benefit from respite care. 18 spaces per day
The Adult Regional Seating Clinic (Regional Community Program) A specialized community service where individual needs of clients are assessed and special equipment prescribed and fabricated to make clients safer, more comfortable and independent in their wheelchairs.
Carewest Dr. Vernon Fanning also offers one respite bed for people with disabilities under the age of 65, a full-service Commissary kitchen that supports all 13 Carewest locations (1,394 beds) and a full-service Pharmacy that supports all 1,394 inpatient residents and clients.
- Ownership / Sponsorship
- Carewest Innovative Health Care
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