10410 - 111 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5G 3A2 T780.496.3200 F780.474.9806
Norwood is located in central Edmonton, across from the Royal Alexandra Hospital and beside the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Once a traditional long-term carecentre with 205 beds, Norwood now offers a mix of programs which includepost-acute care, apalliativehospice and complex long-term care in an environment that supports choice, autonomy and, where possible, independence. Norwood's specialized programs are:
Acquired Brain Injury Unit (North Horizons):
Provides a safe and secure environment for individuals with spontaneous and unpredictable behaviors that are the outcome of an accident or injury to the brain.
Alternative Level of Care:
For individuals with stable medical conditions who no longer require treatment in acute care, but require further assessment to determine the optimal living option (home care, supportive living or long-term care).
Chronic Ventilator Unit (Red Eagle Ridge):
For individuals with significant chronic illness and complex health needs who require ventilation.
Health team includes 24-hour Respiratory Therapists to support ventilator care.
Provides compassionate end-of-life care for individuals whose disease/health condition no longer responds to treatment.
Darlene arrived on North Horizons restrained in a wheelchair by a lap and chest belt. During the year she'd been in hospital before coming to the unit, Darlene's hands were also restrained and she was fed through a tube. (Read More)