The Canmore General Hospital has acute care beds and long-term care beds. Services offered include surgical services, obstetrical services, X-Ray and mental health.
Wheel chair access available. This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.
1100 Hospital Place
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Domestic violence can take many forms, including verbal, physical, sexual, psychological, emotional, spiritual, financial, and the violation of rights and can happen in any relationship that is based on intimacy, dependency, or trust. The Domestic Abuse Response Team (DART) offers specialized support to patients of all genders who are experiencing any form of domestic violence. Individuals do not have to be in a crisis to access DART and can request a referral at select emergency departments, urgent care centres, and maternity units. Participation is voluntary.
DART services are provided while individuals are present within the Alberta Health Services (AHS) or Covenant Health facility and are confidential, nonjudgmental, and choice-based. Once the referral is initiated, a DART responder will connect with the individual either in-person or over the phone to conduct further assessment and provide the following services based on the their needs:
This service is provided by AHS and AHS contracted service providers.
This service targets:
Provides up to 6 hours of wellness program. The program offers:
A referral from a Home Care Case Manager is needed.
Must be a Home Care client over the age of 18.
Wait time depends on how urgent the referral is.
May be a charge for a meal and snack. Client is responsible for transportation arrangements and costs.
Fee may be waived depending on your income.
This service provides:
Physician referral required.
Cafeteria services offer food and beverages at Alberta Health Services facilities. Catering services and vending machines are available at some sites. Each cafeteria services site team is dedicated to creating great food, inspiring healthy eating, and providing outstanding customer service to support the health of Albertans.
**Please note hours of operation may vary from site to site.
Food is available for purchase.
Different services available;
This service may provide:
A1C greater than 7%
An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.
Monday and Wednesday hours vary week to week. Appointments made to set up Holter through main desk. Drop off with main desk (7am-10pm daily).
Offers heart rhythm monitoring services to help assess heart rhythms. Clients wear a portable monitor for 24 or 48 hours. The monitors are small and lightweight, and can be worn outside the hospital as clients do their normal everyday activities. Clients must not bath or do water-based activities.
Monitors must be returned at the scheduled time because they need to be processed and prepared for next client.
Provides ECGs to diagnose possible heart conditions. Cardiologists and the Internal Medicine department reviews the results and sends a report to the referring / ordering doctor.
Service is provided to clients who meet the following inclusion criteria:
Exlusion criteria includes:
See program description.
Computed tomography, also known as "CT Scan" or "CAT Scan", is when pictures of the body are taken using radiation and computer-enhanced imaging.
A language line is available, but requests need to be made before tests are scheduled.
This service provides care using a collaborative model. The department aims to:
It maintains an interdisciplinary team approach with residents and their families and provides an environment that encourages physical, psychological and spiritual well-being as well as continuity of care through the coordination of resources and services.Provides long-term residential care, including:
Visit the Alberta Health Services Continuing Care website for more information.
Accommodation fees are charged as well as additional fees for other services including but not limited to: personal laundry, hairdressing, in-room telephone and cable.
Hearing screening is offered as an inpatient (postpartum unit) or by appointment as an outpatient.
Alberta's Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Program is a provincial screening program that identifies permanent hearing loss as early as possible in a baby's life. This ensures that babies and families receive timely follow-up and support sooner to optimize developmental outcomes.
For more information, visit our website
All babies born in Alberta, or born to parents living in Alberta are eligible for screening within 90 days of birth. But it's best for babies to be screened within 30 days of birth.
Additional eligibility requirements exist based on the baby's age and health status. Infants born with bilateral aural atresia or presenting with meningitis are not eligible for screening. These infants are referred directly to audiology services, by the EHDI Hearing Screener for a diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) assessment.
Appointments booked upon request.
If you have an emergency, call 911.
Emergency Department wait times are now available for Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer.
Get the right care when you need it, to learn more visit Know Your Options
This service may be impacted by the COVID pandemic. View the Hours of Operations to see if the location has been impacted. Visit https://ahs.ca/covid for up-to-date information.
We can’t predict how long you will need to wait in the emergency department. Patients are assessed (triaged) using a standard scoring system called the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) to see how urgent their health needs are.
Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and STAT holidays
Offers endoscopy procedures for gastrointestinal concerns, which may include:
Offers care on an inpatient basis including assessing, diagnosing, and treating many types of medical problems.
You must be admitted to the unit by a doctor.
General Radiography uses x-rays to produce images of the structures inside the body, particularly bones. X-ray beams can pass through the body, but they are absorbed in different amounts depending on the density of the material they pass through.
Provides inpatient care for people after surgery.
Closed weekends and statuatory holidays. First patient arrival time is 6:00am for 7:30 OR time.
Cares for people before and after general surgery procedures.
Language Line is available upon request at time of care
You need a referral from a surgeon.
Cares for women after they have had gynecology surgery (e.g., hysterectomy, bladder repair, for cancer).
Women are admitted to the unit by a surgeon.
See description for fees and disclosure forms. Best to call ahead with request.
In accordance with Alberta's Health Information Act, this is a service which enables the release of individually identifiable health information with or without the consent of an individual.
For detailed instructions, frequently asked questions and forms, please visit Access & Disclosure | Alberta Health Services.
A basic fee of $25.00 is applied to all requests which includes up to 20 pages depending on record format i.e. paper, electronic or microfilm record. Each additional page costs from .25 to .50 cents per page. Additional costs may apply. Fees are applied in accordance with the Health Information Act.
If you are unable to pay the fee, please submit evidence of financial hardship.
Completes patient charts, collects data, data entry and coding, collects patient information, dictates notes, and transcribes inpatient and outpatient charts.
There is a fee for copies of health records.
To access contact information and a list of services offered, select a hospital.
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These services are not available on evenings and weekends.
This program provides support and health information to healthcare providers, Indigenous patients / clients and their families through personal visits. Ask your healthcare provider for more information about Alberta Health Services policy to allow spiritual ceremonies.
Specifically, this includes:
This service is available on-site in hospitals, public health centres and in the community. Upon request, staff can be present at hospital rounds, medical appointments and case conferences. This program will communicate with the healthcare team to ensure provision of culturally sensitive healthcare service.
Patient / client language interpretation service is also available upon request.
Patients and clients may also be asked about their healthcare experience to help ensure they receive the best possible healthcare.
First Nations (Status and Non-Status), Metis and Inuit people and their families.
Monday to Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Closed Sundays and Statutory Holidays.
The Testing Laboratory is a 24 hour service available for Emergency and Inpatients.ECG or employment related drug testing are not performed at this site.Specimen drop off during outpatient lab hours only.
For information on service restrictions or to book an appointment, visit APL Appointments & Booking.
Laboratory Services provides collection of blood and body fluids for tests ordered by your doctor or healthcare provider including a comprehensive range of routine and specialized lab testing and clinical consultations:
Note: Some locations may not offer the full range of testing. To confirm availability of a specific test, contact the location.
24 / 7 care for pregnant women and newborn babies, which includes:
A physician / midwife referral is needed.
Low risk care provided at Canmore, High River hospitals
Low risk and high risk care provided at Foothills, Peter Lougheed, Rockyview, and South Health Campus hospitals
Highest risk, tertiary care provided at Foothills Medical Centre
Offers breastfeeding support to:
A breastfeeding resource for doctors and healthcare providers, also offers teaching to medical students, residents, and nurses about breastfeeding.
May not be available on the weekends.
Provides a contact point for people who have lost items at the facility.
Medical Cardiology inpatient unit that serves a patient population that traverses the life span to include young adults, middle adult and older age groups. Admissions include but are not limited to:
Clients admitted under Cardioloogy who meet the criteria for needing cardiac services.
This service provides psycho-social assessments and support on an outpatient basis.
Urgent mental health services are available with no appointment through the Urgent Care department.
Urgent Mental Health conditions may include:
The waiting period is dependent on the demand for service.
A multidisciplinary team provides care for orthopedic patients including:
For more information visit our website.
Referrals are not to be made directly to the unit. Patients must be admitted by an orthopedic surgeon or other doctor.
Wait time varies and is dependent on Surgeon availability.
As part of our support for patient care and comfort, friends and family of inpatients at hospital and health care facilities can send well wishes via email. Sites participating in the program will receive the message, will ensure that the message is only "well-wish" (any other type of communication will be deleted) and will arrange for delivery within 3 business days. A couple of important reminders - the electronic delivery system is not a secure connection, so please don't add any confidential information to your message. Plus the "well-wish" system does not allow for replies or confirm receipt / delivery confirmation.
General hours of Patient meal service:
Breakfast: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Lunch: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Supper: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday to Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM
Patient Food Services overarching objectives are to:
PFS delivers more than 31,000 patient/resident meals each day within AHS facilities.
Acute Care after hours.
Also available evenings on Monday as an on-call/as needed basis
This service works individually with patients, groups and/or families to:
Referral is usually through the care team or patients and families can request to see a social worker while attending hospital.
This Service Provides spiritual and emotional support for patients, families and staff as an integral part of the multidisciplinary care team that works within the health care system to assess and address spiritual care needs, which may include:
Chaplains adhere to professional standards of practice for spiritual care delivery.
For more information visit our webpage
These services include:
Patient in acute care facility in the Calgary Zone who will require medically necessary support upon discharge
Closed weekends and stat holidays. Diagnostic Imaging will call outpatients with appointment time. Emergency ultrasound done based on patient acuity.
Ultrasound is an imaging test that captures images of soft tissue organs, blood vessels and tissues using high-frequency sound waves (no radiation). Ultrasound is also known as sonography.
Not all tests are offered at all sites. Call the location for more information.
Our volunteer roles share a commitment to improving the quality of the patient and family experience.
For general information about volunteering with AHS please visit our website.