The Comprehensive Home Option of Integrated Care for the Elderly (CHOICE) assists seniors to continue living independently and in their own home longer by managing all their health requirements.
Clients attend one of three day centres, one to five days a week, and receive services which include ongoing medical, psychological and social support.
Clients health needs are continually assessed and monitored.
Transportation to and from the CHOICE day centre is provided.
Clients may stay overnight at one of the centres while they receive treatment for short-term illness.
Respite care is available so home caregivers can receive a break while the person they care for stays at one of the centres for a few days.
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Emergency response is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Choice operates three CHOICE programs at the following locations:
14225 - 94 Street
10404 - 111 Avenue
14504 - 118 Street
Community Care Access is the first point of contact for all CapitalCare centres and programs. Please call 780.496.1300.
Edmonton's CHOICE Programs have been quietly keeping frail seniors out of hospitals, emergency rooms and long-term care - and in their homes where they prefer to age.
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Adult day programs are growing in popularity across the country as governments recognize the advantages to supporting the frail elderly to age in place. One model for such delivery is the Comprehensive Home Options of Integrated Care for the Elderly (CHOICE). program in Edmonton.