Alberta Health Services Defines Abuse in Care and Abuse in the Workplace

Alberta Health Services Defines Abuse in Care and Abuse in the Workplace

There are certain protocols in place on the rare occasion we experience abuse within care. Alberta has created the Protection for Persons in Care Act and Policies for abuse in the workplace.

Featured Partner of the Month: Banbury Crossroads School

Featured Partner of the Month: Banbury Crossroads School

This month we want to feature Banbury Crossroads School. Banbury is a private school located in the Currie Barracks in Calgary. The school offers a self-paced education from grades K-12 and offers a truly kind and nurturing environment.

When Things Go Wrong - Tips on Keeping an Open Communication with Caregivers

When Things Go Wrong  - Tips on Keeping an Open Communication with Caregivers

If you or a loved one is ever faced with deteriorating health conditions, it is important to keep honest and open communication with your health provider. Things can go wrong when issues are avoided or left on the back burner. Read our tips for keeping open communication with your health care providers and how to avoid conflict.

Featured Partner of the Month: The Calgary Public Library

Featured Partner of the Month: The Calgary Public Library

This month we feature The Calgary Public Library. With the recent opening of the new library downtown Calgary, we want to acknowledge the tremendous service they provide for our city! 

Featured Partner of the Month: Calgary Pilates

Featured Partner of the Month: Calgary Pilates

Every month we are dedicating a blog post to one of our community partners. This month, we introduce Calgary Pilates, one of Calgary’s largest Pilates studios!

The Thanksgiving Investor's Group Annual Alzheimer's Walk & Run

The Thanksgiving Investor's Group Annual Alzheimer's Walk & Run

As Thanksgiving approaches, we need to give ‘thanks’ to those who matter most and help those in need. At Aspen Care, we want to remember our clients and loved ones by participating in the Investor’s Group annual Alzheimer’s Walk & Run. To learn more about the annual Walk & Run, read our blog post and support the cause with us on Thanksgiving Sunday.

Goals of Care: Palliative

Goals of Care: Palliative

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary care approach to life-limiting illnesses. The palliative care team and primary caregiver (doctor) establishes goals with the family and the patient to extend and enhance their quality of life. Read on to learn about the Palliative Goals of Care.

Transitional Care

Transitional Care

Change can be hard and uncomfortable, especially with changes pertaining to health and age. We at Aspen Care understand that these periods of change can create ample of stress on patients and their families. That is why transitional care is a top priority and can have the utmost importance.