Long Term Care (LTC)
LTC is specifically designed for individuals who have complex health care needs and for whom the ability to remain at home or within a supportive living setting is no longer a safe option for them.
In LTC, nursing care is provided 24 hours per day/7 days per week.
Long-term care provide nursing and personal support services, restorative and life enrichment programs, dietary and nutritional care and access to medical, pharmacy, diagnostic and therapy services. Long term care is required for seniors and others needing access to 24-hour nursing care and daily support services for an array of physical and/or cognitive conditions.
Our Long Term Care Team consists of:
Medical Director and Medical Site Leader
Attending Physicians to the residents must hold continuing care privileges with the Alberta Health Services/ Calgary Zone.
ARP Physicians are a group of Attending Physicians who are dedicated to provide comprehensive medical care for residents at Intercare.
Facility Leader is responsible for the overall operations and administration, including clinical care component at each facility.
Clinical Team Leader is a Registered Nurse responsible for the overall clinical care component of the Care Centre.
Unit Managers coordinate care in partnership with residents, family, staff and attending physicians to provide the best possible care.
Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Health Care Aides/Nursing Assistants specializing in continuing care.
Social Worker provides assistance with financial and non-financial affairs, as well as social support.
Occupational Therapists & Physiotherapists will assess residents and identify equipment /programs to assist them in activities of daily living.
Recreation Therapists will assess clients and provide them with choices and opportunities to participate in various recreational activities.
Therapy Assistants will implement therapeutic programs on an individual basis or in a group setting.
Registered Dietitian will assess residents’ nutritional status and need for supplements and monitor monthly weight.
Pharmacist ensures that appropriate medication is provided and that all medications prescribed are reviewed on a regular basis.
Volunteer Coordinator supervises volunteers who provide a wide range of services in many areas.
Cooks, Food Service Assistants, Housekeeping, Laundry, Maintenance. They all play a very important role in our mission and although they don’t provide the direct care, their services do have a direct impact on the environment we are creating for our residents.