ElderCare Edmonton Society is a non-profit, community based organization serving our clients in Edmonton since 1980. We provide therapeutic recreation adult day programs. Focusing on a client centered approach, fostering independence in the community, we facilitate programs to improve the lives of seniors affected by social isolation, reduced cognitive function and reduced mobility.
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Mission, Vision & Values
Mission Statement: "To strengthen seniors and their caregiver’s independence and quality of life through excellence in recreational programming”
Meaningful living for all seniors.
Caring and Empathy
How to Access ElderCare
In an effort to focus our resources we use the following admission criteria. If you or a loved one identify with any of the following:
- Unable to access regular social opportunities
- Living in the community or non-continuing care facilities
- Able to function as part of a group
- Require minimal assistance with personal care and eating
- Require medication reminders or assistance with medication
- Do not demonstrate behaviors which may be harmful to themselves or others
Please use the steps below as a guideline.
Step 1 : If you receive Homecare services, contact your Homecare case manager to request an assessment for day program services.
If you DO NOT receive Homecare services, please call ElderCare at (780) 434-4747. Staff will be happy to assist you in accessing a day program.
Alternatively, a self-referral can be made through Community Care Access intake line at (780) 496-1300.
Step 2 : All referrals must be made through Alberta Health Services. Admission is based on availability and program location.
Once your referral is received at ElderCare you will be contacted by one of our staff to schedule an intake visit to discuss location and availability.
Step 3 : A program manager will arrange to meet with you and/or your caregiver, either in your home or at the day program location. During this meeting we will discuss attendance, transportation, fees, additional care needs as well as all other services provided by ElderCare.
Step 4 : Welcome to the program!