Calgary Health Trust

Carewest Close to Home Campaign

Bringing quality of life programs and environments to residents


Calgary Health Trust is partnering with Carewest to bring home-like environments and therapeutic programs to residents and clients in ways that will increase quality of life through the Close to Home campaign.

Through Close to Home we are building a greater connection between Carewest and the community. Many Carewest facilities are in the heart of the community. At any one of Carewest's 12 centres, donors are impacting programming, quality of life services and physical environments for those who need longer-term care.  



Carewest residents and clients are your family, friends and neighbours. The campaign will fund priorities like

These programs and items make an incredible difference to the people who live at Carewest. Calgary Health Trust has already been involved in supporting these programs, and to learn more about music therapy, for example, please read Music to their Ears

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Colonel Belcher - offers programs and services for 175 long-term care residents and 30 supportive living residents in the Veteran community

C3 Beddington - The C3 program (Comprehensive Community Care) provides support for seniors by offering case management and primary care to elderly clients – allowing them to remain at home with a higher quality of life.

Dr. Vernon Fanning - offers programs and services for 289 long-term care residents and rehabilitation clients.Many different Carewest programs operate out of the Fanning Centre including our EQuaL program, our RCTP program (Regional Community Transition Program), our Neuro-Rehabilitation program and a day program for younger adults (YADS).

Garrison Green - offer programs and services for 200 long-term care residents including two couples suites and two bariatric suites

George Boyack - hosts many community groups that bring specialized services and programming into the care centre for loved ones, including Ismaili prayer groups, Dim Sum breakfast, among others.

Glenmore Park - home to the Regional Community Transition Program (RCTP), the Musculoskeletal program (MSK), the Day Hospital (which also operates the Living with Dementia program) and the Geriatric Mental Health program.

Nickel House - offers Supportive Living Level 4 (SL4) services for 10 residents under the age of 65. Assisted living services include support such as health monitoring and personal care, along with meals, bathing and laundry.

OSI Clinic - helps veterans, current and former Canadian Forces members, and members of the RCMP suffering from an Operational Stress Injury who require specialized, intensive assessment and treatment.

Rouleau Manor - offers the Complex Mental Health Care  program, providing holistic care for adults with complex behaviours, whose primary diagnosis includes mental illness, dementia or other cognitive disorders (60 beds), as well as the Complex Mental Health/Harm Reduction Program with enhanced resources to support addictions and complex mental health.

Royal Park - offers long‐term care programs and services for 50 residents with complex care needs over the age of 65.

Sarcee - offers long-term care programs and services for 85 residents, rehabilitation and recovery services for 35 clients and day programming for 90 clients.

Signal Pointe - designed in partnership with Dr. Uriel Cohen, former Director, Institute on Aging and Environment School of Architecture, University of Wisconsin, under the seven principles of housing design for people with dementia.