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Man Van

Canada’s first and only mobile men’s health clinic, offering free PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) blood testing for men aged 40-80 throughout Calgary and rural southern Alberta. There is no appointment necessary.

For more information about the Man Van, contact 403-943-8952

Margery E. Yuill Cancer Centre

​Assessments and Examinations, Supportive Care, Pain Management, Prescription of Cancer-Related Medications, Education, Resource and Support Counseling, Referrals to Other Cancer Centers

Located in the ambulatory wing of the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.

Call 403-529-8817

 

This service is not available to everyone. Call for more information.

Mariposa Transport - Brooks

​Door to door service for airport runs, appointments and day trips leaving from Brooks. The possibilities are endless, please contact Cindy Chuckry for pricing and more information 403-363-7513.

Masterpiece Retirement - Medicine Hat

Located on Southlands Drive SE, with a beautiful terrace patio opening up on to a natural wetland where new stores and services can be accessed nearby by means of the beautiful City pathway system.

100 suites are available to residents after assessments by AHS's Continuing Care team. A further 21 suites are available for residents who are looking to live privately at Masterpiece.

For more information please call 403-525-7777.

McMan Youth, Family & Community Services

McMan provides a wide range of services for youth, families and adults across southern Alberta.


McMan Parent Link Centre

A resource for parents and caregivers to help strengthen parenting skills and ensure positive child development. Provides families with support and education to assist them in finding the information and services needed to help their children develop to their full potential and enter school ready to learn. Services Medicine Hat, Brooks, & surrounding rural areas.

Core services include:

-Parent education

-Early childhool development and care

-Family support

-Information and referrals

-Ages and stages developmental screening

For more information about programs call 1-888-878-5465, in Medicine Hat & area call 403-504-0833, or Brooks & area call 403-362-5056.

www.parentlinkcentre.com


Choices for Change

A program designed specifically for unemployed and marginally employed, or individuals who have barriers to gaining employment. The program provides intensive wrap around supports to establish employment routines and break cyclical homelessness and patterns of limited self-sufficiency. The goal is to work directly with clients along with local service agencies, medical and mental health services providers, government and legal services, and private sector employers. 

Contact the Program Supervisor at 403-527-1588 Ext 290


Inn Between

Inn Between provides care and support for up to 6 youth who require emergency housing and supports. The youth are between the ages of 12 - 17 and are in need of a short-term placement where they can achieve stabilization in a safe and consistent environment. While residing at the Inn Between, they are assisted with developing a case plan for learning life skills, continuing their education, increasing social skills, and accessing community resources. Supports are also available for family reunification or securing sustainable housing in the community. 

Call 403-529-6367

Meadowlands - Medicine Hat

With 116 Independent Living and Assisted Living suites and 16 Memory Care suites, Meadowlands suits how people need and want to live.

The range of options helps couples to stay together longer. At Meadowlands, residents also find a full and diverse recreation calendar that’s unmatched in Medicine Hat. The nearby amenities and idyllic walking paths contribute to a rewarding retirement lifestyle.

For more information, please call 403-504-5123

Meals on Wheels

Medicine Hat:

The Meals on Wheels Program is for those who are unable to make their own meals. Meals are delivered hot, Monday through Friday, with frozen meals available for the weekends. Meals are are delivered during our delivery window, between 10:00am and 12:00pm by our trained volunteers. 

For more information, please call 403-525-8885 

Meals on Wheels Application Form


For information about Meals on Wheels in other communities, please call the numbers below:
Oyen: 403-664-3661
Bassano: 403-641-3788

Brooks & District: 403-362-4131

Brooks Meals on Wheels Assessment Form
Bow Island: 403-545-2074

Medical Examination for Motor Vehicle Operations

​Medical advisors and administrators from all Canadian provincial and territorial driver-licensing bodies developed the medical standards used in Alberta. Alberta Transportation is responsible for determining driver fitness and making decisions regarding a person’s privilege to drive.

MediChair

​Carry a complete selection of Home Medical Equipment and Home Health Care products designed to enhance the quality of life, increase mobility, and provide a safe and accessible environment for the home.

Phone: 403-528-2272

Toll free: 1-888-528-2272

Fax: 403-526-1956

Medicine Hat Addiction Clinic

​Methadone & Misspelled WordMisspelled WordSuboxone Program

Patients are encouraged to self refer or a physician can call over patient details.


Phone 403-487-3944

Medicine Hat Bariatric Specialty Clinic

​This clinic provides medical, psychological, and surgical interventions for weight management and improving health. Support is provided to individuals with obesity who require complex medical management and/or surgical intervention.

 

Prior to referral or while waiting for an appointment, patients can self refer to attend group sessions for weight management and improving health with the Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) Weight Management Series.

Phone 403-528-8152

Fax 403-529-8921

 

A doctor referral is needed. Please fax.

 

Medicine Hat bariatric Specialty Clinic Adult 17+

Medicine Hat Community Housing Society

​Affordable housing for families and individuals who have a low income. Qualifying incomes are defined by the Province of Alberta and outlined below according to the types of housing currently available.

 

Rent Supplements: If you are in need of ongoing financial assistance to pay your rent, you may qualify for one of two types of the MHCHS’s Private Market Rent Supplement program:

Phone 403-527-4507

 

Client to complete application and be accepted.

 

MHCHS Standard Application 2015

 

MHCHS Seniors Application 2015

Medicine Hat Family Services

​Medicine Hat Family Service responds to changing community needs to enhance the quality of life for individuals, couples and families through counseling and family life education.

Marriage Counseling, Grief and Loss Counseling, Emotional Counseling, Men's and Women's issues, Family Transition Counseling, Communication Counseling, Parent/Child issues, Stress Related Issues Counseling, Family Violence Counseling, Employee Assistance Programs Counseling


Phone 403-504-8026

Fax 403-504-0351

Medicine Hat Family YMCA

​The Medicine Hat Family YMCA, a charity supported by volunteers, is devoted to enriching our community by providing services to people of all ages within a safe, healthy environment that enhances personal wellness.


The YMCA now has a  Living Fit Program for people with disabilities, chronic conditions, and those at risk for disease (diabetes, hypertension, ect.).

They can customize a program for such issues as Fall Prevention working in balance and leg strength. No referral is required but participants must be YMCA members. The YMCA also offers financial assistance to those in need.

Phone 403-527-4426

Medicine Hat Hearing Centre

​Providing comprehensive hearing tests and the newest digital hearing aid technology in Medicine Hat call 403-580-3800 for more information.

Medicine Hat John Howard Society

​Our sixty-five offices across Canada deliver best-practice services to pro-socially integrate persons at the end of their sentence and prevent people from coming into conflict with the law in the first place.

Phone 403-526-5916

Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre

Medicine Hat Legal Help Centre provides free legal information and advice to low to moderate income people who have a legal issue but do not qualify for Legal Aid. Serves Medicine Hat, Brooks and surrounding communities.


Call for help with any of these legal issues:


  • Family law, including separation and divorce, child custody, child support, and more
  • Employment issues
  • Debt and foreclosure
  • Estate administration
  • Estate/life planning
  • Immigration issues
  • Landlord and tenant disputes
  • Civil matters


*Please note, we do not provide representation in court. Please refer to our many Programs and Services or contact our office at 403-712-1021 for more information.


Medicine Hat Physiotherapy Clinic

Provides quality physiotherapy care, hands on therapy and tailored rehabilitation for the pertinent injury and to attain maximum potential of client.

Medicine Hat Physiotherapy is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care. The clinic focuses on an exercise-based rehabilitation program to help get clients back in the game whether it be work, sport or everyday life.

They proudly offer full-hour, one-to-one individualized physiotherapy sessions and week end appointments. 

Phone: 403-580-2929

Medicine Hat Public Library Homebound Services

​A delivery service to those who are unable to come to the Library, either indefinitely or on a short-term basis, for example, while recovering from illness or surgery.

The Homebound Services Program uses volunteers to deliver books and provide a voluntary reader service to extended care facilities, where volunteers read to patients. In addition, this service provides deposit collections for nursing and long-term care homes within Medicine Hat.

Please call 403-502-8541

Medicine Hat Recovery Centre

​Offers a Detoxification Stabilization and Intensive Addition Treatment Service.

 

Admission into the Recovery Centre in-patient programs begin with a confidential telephone call available 24 hours a day. All program admissions are voluntary based on the informed consent of the individual. Fees do apply for room & board in the Intensive Addiction Treatment Program. There is no cost for the Detoxification Stabilization Program.

Phone: 403-529-9021

Fax: 403-529-9065

Addiction Services - (AHS): 403-529-3582 (ext 1 for youth, ext 2 for adult)

Medicine Hat Trauma & Stress Community Support Network

Hosts an informal support group for PTSD every Monday at 7pm at the Westminster United Church (side door). Call Les for more information 403-866-0449

Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society (Phoenix Safe House)

​If you or someone you know is impacted by family violence and in need of support, please contact the Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society crisis line at 403-529-1091 or call our toll free number at 1-800-661-7949 (24 hours).

The emergency shelter, Pheonix Safe House, takes in women with or without children fleeing from abuse. Men can call the 24 Hour Helpline at 403-529-1091. Both women and men can also do drop in appointments with crisis workers.

Phone 403-527-8223 (Admin) 

Fax 403-526-0209

 

Support Groups:

Children’s Support Group:  This group runs from September to June and open to all children.  Subject and activities are based on education about family violence, safety planning, boundaries and coping skills.  The subjects are presented through children oriented activities, games and crafts.  This is an open group, so children can begin at any time in the year as long as there is space in the group.  If interested, contact a Child Support Worker at 403-527-8223.

Growing Together:  This group is offered to parents and children, parents go to an adult group and the children go to a children’s group.  Subject material is same, but presented appropriate to their age.  During the last 15 minutes of the group, parent and child come together for an attachment exercise.

Seeds to Success Group:  A 6 week group to introduce individuals to group support and value of groups.  Work will include information on family violence, introduction to groups and safety planning.  For further information contact an Outreach Worker at 403-527-8223.

Journey to Hope and Healing Group:  A 10 week group for individuals who have experienced family violence and working towards healing themselves after abuse.  Topics include; information on family violence, guilt, shame and blame, safety planning, health relationships and boundaries.  Individuals are also offered one to one support during this process. Contact an Outreach Worker at 403-527-8223.

Male Victim Support Group:  New group for males who have experienced family violence in their homes. Contact an Outreach Worker at 403-527-8223.

Outreach Services:  Outreach and one to one supports are offered to women, men, youth and children who have experienced or experiencing violence in their homes.  Outreach services are available to anyone by calling 403-527-8223 and ask to speak to an Outreach Worker or Child Support Worker. Outreach Workers are located at #5 1036 – 7th ST. SW (The Ridge) or the Safe Families Intervention Team at the Medicine Hat Police Services.

Medigas

​Sleep Therapy, Home Oxygen Therapy, Home Medical Equipment

Phone 403-527-9715

Medigas Referral Form

Mennonite Central Committee - Taber

​Our purpose is to serve Newcomers in southern Alberta who are limited by language, education and understanding of Canadian ways. Our clients come from countries such as, but not limited to Mexico, Belize and Paraguay.

Call 403-223-4144

Mental Health Help Line

​24 Hour assistance 1-877-303-2642

Miywasin Centre - Metis Nation of Alberta - Local #8

​A partnership that targets the needs of the Aboriginal Community in the Medicine Hat area and develops and maintains services to meet those needs.

Programs:
Counseling Program
Transitional Housing Program
Youth Development Program
Computer Access Program
Cultural Program and Elders Program

For more information call 403-504-4060

MS Society - Southeastern Alberta Chapter

The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada provides information, support, educational events and other resources for people with MS and their families. Researchers funded by the MS Society are working to develop new and more effective treatments, and to find the cure for MS. 

Call 403-529-6797 for more information.


MS Knowledge Network - call 1.844.859.6789 


Support Groups for People with MS, Families, Friends, and Caregivers:


Medicine Hat Second Tuesday Lunch Group: 12:30 - 2 pm at the MS Office (101, 1201 Kingsway Avenue SE)
The second Tuesday of the month
Please call 403-529-6797 to register.
Bring your lunch, beverages are provided.

Medicine Hat Third Thursday Supper Group: 6:30 pm at Whiskey Creek (937 13 St SW)
Third Thursday of the month
Please call 403-529-6797 to register.
Pay for your own meals/refreshments and share in lively conversation.

Brooks Group:
Third Thursday Lunch Meetings: 11:30 am - 1:00pm at the Hayes Room in City Hall (201 1 Ave W, Brooks)
Please call 403-529-6797 to confirm attendance.
Bring lunch, beverages are provided.

MyHealth Website

A resource for non–emergency health information.

This site was built by the Alberta Gove​rnment and Alberta Health Services to give Albertans one place to go for health information they can trust. Healthcare experts across the province make sure the information is correct, up to date, and written for people who live in Alberta.

MyHealth.Alberta.ca is home to valuable, easy-to-understand health information and tools made for Albertans, including information about:

-health conditions
-healthy living
-medications
-tests and treatments


There are also:

-educational videos
-symptom checkers
-emergency phone numbers
-a healthcare locator (e.g., a family doctor near you)


Narcotics Anonymous

​Membership is open to all drug addicts, regardless of the particular drug or combination of drugs used. Narcotics Anonymous provides a recovery process and peer support network that are linked together.


Toll Free phone 1-877-463-3537 (24/7 support line)

 

Medicine Hat Support Groups:

Courage to Change Group: Sundays 7pm  @ Westminster United Church (101-6 St SE Basement)

We Do Recover Group: Wednesdays 8pm @ Medicine Hat Hospital (666 5th St SW 3rd floor classroom A/B)

Life Savers Group: Fridays 8pm @ Misspelled WordAlano Club (466 MacLeod Trail SE)

Brooks Support Groups

Sundays: 8pm @ Community Health Centre

Tuesdays: 8pm @ AHS Building (403-2nd Ave W)

Fridays: 8pm @ AHS Building (403 - 2nd Ave W)

Natural Health Services

​Medical Cannabis - no referral required - patient can book appointments online

Call 1-844-262-0942

Newbrook Lodge - Brooks

​The Newell Foundation provides a quality, affordable and safe home in a supportive environment to meet the needs of senior life.

Phone 403-362-4455

Newell Housing Association - Brooks

​Operates and maintains a portfolio of affordable and quality rental housing for seniors and other citizens of Brooks, Tilley, Duchess and Rosemary. The safety, comfort and security of the tenants is of utmost consideration.

Call 403-362-5472

Fax 403-501-0188

Next Step Residential

​Provide a full line of services to assist persons with disabilities. Residential program, daily program and paid companionship options are available to both adults and children.


Medicine Hat:

Call 403-527-4999

Fax 403-529-5970


Brooks:

Call 403-501-5199

Fax 403-362-6970

North West Cardio Diagnostics

​Medicine Hat's ultrasound labs specializing in echocardiography, carotid ultrasound and research studies. 

NWCD provides accurate professional reports to the referring physician by the next business day while providing the patient with a pain free experience. 

North West Cardio-Diagnostics is committed to accommodating urgent cases on a day to day basis responding to the patient’s needs and the referring physician’s request.


NWCD-Requisition-Form


If you are a physician or a staff member - patients can be booked online (need pracID)

https://www.nwcd-calgary.com/SiteLogin/AppointmentLogin.php

or referrals can be faxed in.


Call 403-528-5646

Fax 403-528-5649

Nurse Next Door

​Senior home care that's safer, happier, and less expensive.

Call 403-506-3304 or email medicinehat@nursenextdoor.com

Nurse Next Door.pdf


Nurture Pregnancy Centre

All services are free and confidential.  They invite caregivers facing an unplanned or challenging pregnancy and provide support until the child is two years of age. Peer counsellors are here to let you know that you are not alone, to listen and support you. All are welcome to the Nurture Pregnancy Centre’s caring and stable environment.

Services provided include:
  • Pregnancy Tests
  • Peer Counselling
  • Maternity Clothing
  • Infant and Toddler Clothing, Toys, and Furniture
  • Formula and Diaper
  • Infant Layettes
  • Educational Classes
  • Resource Library

Phone: 403-504-8560

Nutrition Counselling (Dietitian) - Brooks

​Clinical Nutrition is committed to nutrition care to improve and maintain health and quality of life for people throughout southeast Alberta. Located in the Brooks Health Centre

Call 403-793-6659

 

Referral is required for this service. Call for more information.

Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Care

​The Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Care is a provincial resource that provides nurses, physicians, and health professionals in the primary care setting with consistent, evidence-based messaging relating to key nutrition topics.

To access free copies of the nutrition handouts go to AHS Nutrition Handouts

Occupational Therapy - Outpatient

​Helps people recovering from illness or injury learn or relearn the skills they need to complete daily activities.

 

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information. 

Medicine Hat and area - 403-529-8851

fax 403-529-8968

Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

​Provides decision-making mechanisms for individuals who are unable to make personal, non-financial decisions for themselves. Through the Personal Directives Act, the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act and the Mental Health Act. 


Call 403-529-3744

Toll Free 1-888-357-9339

opg-publications-order-form

 

When you register your personal directive with the Government of Alberta, approved health care professionals can contact the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee to find out if you have a personal directive, and how to contact your agent(s) if need be.

 

Register on line or via mail

Old Age Security

​The Old Age Security program is the Government of Canada's largest pension program. It is funded out of the general revenues of the Government of Canada, which means that you do not pay into it directly.

 

The Old Age Security (OAS) pension is a monthly payment available to most Canadians 65 years of age who meet the Canadian legal status and residence requirements. You must apply to receive it

 

If you did not receive a letter from Service Canada informing you that you were selected for automatic enrollment, you must apply in writing for the Old Age Security pension. Complete and mail the Application for the Old Age Security

Call 1-800-277-9914


Application for Old Age Security Pension

Oneball Patient Assistance Fund

Oneball Calgary offers financial assistance to testicular cancer patients by helping them pay for medications and other expenses.


The Oneball Patient Financial Assistance Fund offers up to $4,500 worth of financial assistance to patients per calendar year. Applicants can apply three times per year, with each application requesting a maximum of $1,500. Some examples of applicable expenses include:

  • Transportation or parking related to an applicant's appointments or treatment at his applicable cancer
  • Temporary accommodation during treatment
  • Prescription medications related to cancer treatment that are not covered by insurance
  • Childcare services during treatment
  • Supportive care, including counseling services or cancer support courses for the applicant as well as his partner and children
  • Rent or mortgage payments that are 30 days in arrears
  • Grocery gift cards**
  • Sperm banking prior to treatment
  • Documentation of additional expenses not listed above or in the full Oneball Patient Assistance Fund Guideline can be submitted and will be considered.



While the funding can go to any applicant who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, priority will be given to those actively undergoing treatment***.

Currently, the Oneball Patient Assistance Program is only available in Southern Alberta.

See website for more information.


Oneball Patient Assistance Fund Application Form.pdf

Orchard Manor - Brooks

​At Orchard Manor, we believe in offering you the broadest range possible of retirement lifestyle options for worry-free living in a friendly and caring community environment.

Call 403-362-6188

 

Osteoporosis Canada

​Osteoporosis Canada, in partnership with dedicated volunteers, divisions/chapters and a network of local groups across Canada, is committed to providing the highest quality services, education and research to help Canadians take care of their bone health. 


Call 1-800-463-6842 for more information

Oyen & District Seniors Association

​The Oyen Seniors Drop in Center is situated directly across the street from the Oyen Senior Lodge.

Contact Information:

​Bill Burns
(403) 664-2340​
​wburns@telusplanet.net
​Jessie Battrum
(403) 664-2515​​battrumjessie@yahoo.ca


Oyen Seniors Lodge (Acadia Foundation)

​Our Lodge units are available in single (39 rooms) and double occupancy (3 rooms) size with double size having an overall larger living space. Full meal and housekeeping services (and Home Care Services if needed) are included.

The Prairie Estates units (12 two bedroom suites) are purchased and owned by the residents and are located on a separate wing of the Lodge. 

 

Our low income Prairie Home units (8 units) are located on a separate wing of the Lodge. They provide additional living space and privacy, with a common lounge area for socializing, laundry facilities and a separate entrance. 

Contact the Lodge directly for Manor Suites application information.

Call 403-664-3661

Pain Management Clinic - Medicine Hat

​Located in the Medicine Hat Hospital

 

For physicians wanting to refer patients to Dr. Emad Salih please use the referral package mailed out to clinics. For a referral package please call the Pain Management Clinic a 403-528-8121 or fax 403-529-8945

Palliative Care

​Refers to both a program and a concept of care based on the provision of comfort. It is designed for individuals who are living with, or dying from, a progressive life threatening illness. The program enhances quality of life through pain and symptom control and provides emotional and spiritual support for both patients and families. Compassionate and specialized care is provided with specialized knowledge and skills.

Services are offered throughout the region. Medicine Hat Regional Hospital has an organized team approach with a Medical Director and designated Nurse Co-ordinators and an office Manager/Volunteer Co-ordinator.

Other centers in the region have nursing staff with designated palliative care responsibilities and/or volunteer co-ordinators. Outpatient services are offered through the existing home care programs.

 

Medicine Hat  Palliative Care Nurse Co-ordinator   (403) 529-8901 
Medicine Hat  Volunteer Co-ordinator   (403)529-8849


St. Joseph's Carmel Hospice - Medicine Hat (403)526-3818


Bow Island  Health Center  (403) 545-2400 
Bow Island  Home Care (403) 545-2296


Brooks Palliative Care Consultant (403) 501-3210
Brooks  Health Center  (403) 501-3262
Brooks  Volunteer Co-ordinator  (403) 501-3207
Brooks  Home Care (403) 362-7766


Bassano Palliative Care Consultant (403) 501-3210
Bassano  Health Center  (403) 641-6100 


Oyen Big Country Hospital  (403) 664-4300 

Oyen Home Care (403) 664-3651

 

Pamela's Foot Care

​Providing foot care services in the privacy of your home. Practiced by licenced LPN for basic and advanced foot care. Diabetic foot care. Clip and file toenails, fungal and ingrown toenails. File calluses, assist with corns and bunions, padding as required. Foot and leg massage Call 403-928-3666 for more information or to book an appointment

Parent to Parent Support Group

​A support group for parents who have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or a baby at any time.

 

Meeting are held once a month at Community Health on Dunmore Rd, call 403-581-7591 for information on the next meeting or check their Facebook page.

Parkinson Association of Alberta - Medicine Hat

​Parkinson Alberta helps make every day better for Albertans affected by Parkinson disease. We provide support services, education, advocacy and funds for research.

 

Parkinson Alberta hosts the following support groups in the Medicine Hat area please call ahead if you are not a member of Parkinson Alberta:

Call 403-526-5521 for more information

Men with Parkinson's  - 2nd Wednesday of the month 1:30 - 3pm at the Parkinson Office (Sept 2017 meeting will be held at Argo's)

Women with Parkinson's  - 4th Wednesday of the month 1:30 - 3pm at the Parkinson Office  (Sept 2017 meeting will be held at Argo's)

Care Partners - 2nd Tuesday of the month 1:30 - 3pm at the Parkinson Office (Sept 2017 meeting will be held at Argo's)

General Support Group - 4th Tuesday of the month 1:30 - 3pm at Crossroads Church

Tele-Support - 3rd Thursday of the Month 10am-11am call 1-800-561-1911 for more information and to register

Call the PD Helpline for support at 1-877-243-9992

Patient Placement - Medicine Hat

​Reviews and approves applications, maintains wait lists, places into available beds, coordinates discharges from Designated Living Option beds. Call 403-529-8084 for more information or fax 403-529-8027

Peak Pulmonary Consulting Inc

​Enhance the quality of life of those they serve through superior respiratory education and comprehensive lung function testing.

Provides a range of services, including respiratory, allergy, & sleep apnea testing/education.

 

Please note that a referral from a physician is required for Pulmonary Function Testing.

Call 1-855-738-7325 for more information or fax 1-855-738-7325


Peak Medical Group Referral

Persons With Developmental Disabilities

​PDD funds programs and services to help adult Albertans with developmental disabilities to be a part of their communities and live as independently as they can.


Community Living Supports help individuals in their home (for example: meal planning and housekeeping)

Employment Supports train, educate and support individuals to get and keep jobs


Community Access Supports help individuals participate in their community (for example: volunteering, going to clubs, sports and other activities)


Specialized Community Supports are generally short-term supports to help with special circumstances (for example: extra help when a person is having trouble)

 

Contact Alberta Supports to register 1-877-644-9992

 

Philips Lifeline

​Philips Lifeline is an easy-to-use personal response service that lets you summon help any time of the day or night - even if you can't speak. All you have to do is press your Personal Help Button, worn on a wristband or pendant, and a trained Personal Response Associate will ensure you get help fast.


Philips Lifeline now offers GoSafe a medical alert system that gives you the freedom to go where you want when you want. For patients without a landline, all services are available with a wireless communicator.


The Philips Medication Dispensing Service helps you to avoid medication mistakes so you can live independently in the comfort of your own home with through using our 24-hour automated medication dispenser.


Call 1-800-387-8120 ext 7783  for more information.

Philips Lifeline Request Form.pdf

Physical Therapy - Outpatient

​Outpatient services provided to adults without third party payer coverage and children with orthopedic conditions. Assessment, evaluation, treatment, education, health promotion and consultation.


Medicine Hat  Ph 403-529-8851 or fax 403-529-8968


Brooks Ph 403-501-3234 or fax 403-362-6039


Bassano Ph 403-641-6122 or fax 403-641-2157


Oyen Ph 403-664-4300 or fax 403-664-4325


Bow Island Ph 403-545-3207 or fax 403-545-2281

 

Fax patient history & info

Pioneer Damsiter - Drop in Centre - Basssano

​The Pioneer Damsiters Drop-In Centre is a wonderful gathering place for seniors.

Call 403-641-4072 for more information


Damsiters Drop In Centre Brochure.pdf

Playfair Lodge - Bassano

​Playfair Lodge is a congregate, living facility serving functionally independent senior citizens 65 years of age and over. The Lodge provides housekeeping service, full meal service, laundry service, basic room furnishings, building security, 24 hour non-medical staffing and opportunities for socializing.

Phone 403-641-3000 for more information or fax 403-641-2634

Pleasant View Manor - Bow Island

​Senior Housing/Services are available at the Pleasant View Lodge and Pleasant View Manor located in Bow Island. They provide 55 main floor assisted living rooms and 16 independent living suites.

Call 403-545-2161 for more information

Poison Control

​An Information Specialist with extensive experience in toxicology, a nurse or pharmacist, takes your call.

 

1-800-332-1414

Prairie Sprinter Shuttle Services

​Daily Medicine Hat to Calgary and return. Pick ups available in Suffield, Brooks, Bassano and Strathmore. Children under 10 years old receive a $10 discount.

Call 403-487-1312

Toll-free 1-877-333-3238

Prevention in Hand

​Informative website for practitioners and patients. Hosted by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Private Counseling - Medicine Hat & Area

Prostate Cancer Support Group - Medicine Hat

​A local community based Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) Support group that offers support, friendshop, and will share with you stories of personal journeys from symptoms to diagnosis, to treatment options and recovery, with a view to assist in making decisions for the future. All interested are welcome.


Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the last Saturday of every month (except July & August) at the lower floor meeting room in St. Patrick's Church (west side entrance) at 10am. Spouses are welcome.

For more information contact Hugh English at henglish@telus.net or 403-502-5863, or Jack Knowles at knowsecx@memlane.com or 403-526-2108.

Protection of Persons in Care

​Protection for Persons in Care promotes prevention and responds to reports of abuse of adult Albertans receiving care or support services from publicly funded service providers.

To report abuse, complaints, concerns, or if you have questions, call 1-888-357-9339. 

Accommodation standards – For concerns or questions regarding accommodation standards, contact continuing care 1-888-357-9339.

Complaints about a guardian, trustee, co-decision maker or agent named in a personal directive - contact the Office of the Public Guardian

Call 403-529-3744

Toll free 1-877-427-4525