Location: Misericordia Community Hospital
Offers services to individuals with chronic respiratory failure requiring a variety mechanical ventilation (invasive and non-invasive).The program aims to promote the quality of life and best practice for patients requiring invasive and non-invasive ventilation through direct and indirect care, program expansion, research and quality improvement.
Individuals supported in their “medical home”. This includes hospital, long term care or community facilities. Telehealth can be provided to those in rural settings.
Weaning Outreach Team. The team assists in liberating patients from mechanical ventilation in acute care setting.
Skype meetings occur monthly so patients can discuss their challenges, with the aim to help transitions in care. They include representatives from community living, assisted living and long-term care, transition coordinators and chronic ventilation specialists.
The program aims to promote the quality of life and best practice for patients requiring invasive and non-invasive ventilation through direct and indirect care, program expansion, research and quality improvement.
Misericordia Community Hospital
Public Parking available Main Hospital Visitor Parking.
Accessible parking availble on south side of Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre.
Public transportation is available on 87 Ave.
Monday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Service targets patients:
Referral by phoning the Chronic Ventilation Specialist on call at 780-735-2000 or by calling the Critical Care Clinic at 780-735-2858.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
To access service: