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The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

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8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB

goodsaminfo@gss.org

1-780-431-3600

The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

10 February, 2017
The Good Samaritan Society Committed to Helping People Lead More Independent Lives

The February 2017 edition of Canada’s leading online business magazine, The Canadian Business Journal, features an article about The Good Samaritan Society.  The article showcases the work of the organization and our commitment to provide quality care and accommodations within and efficient and effective organizational structure.

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Initiative to curb antipsychotic medication use spurs improvement in resident care at The Good Samaritan Society

17 May, 2016
Initiative to curb antipsychotic medication use spurs improvement in resident care at The Good Samaritan Society

Edmonton – May 16, 2016 – A shift in care delivery at several Good Samaritan care homes has resulted in dramatic results for residents with dementia. The attitude and approach of staff changed regarding resident aggressive behaviours. As a result, the pilot unit went from 26% to 10% of its residents without an appropriate diagnosis....

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The Good Samaritan Society’s Director of Quality Improvement published in Preventative Medicine Reports.

9 March, 2016
The Good Samaritan Society’s Director of Quality Improvement published in Preventative Medicine Reports.

The Good Samaritan Society’s very own Erin Bampton, Director of Quality Improvement, has been published in the Preventative Medicine Reports. Her study helps gain a better understanding of the associations of health-related quality of life and psychosocial factors (e.g. satisfaction with life, level of self-esteem, anxiety, depression) with resistance training and sedentary behavior. For more....

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Health watchdog ranks Alberta long-term care centres, Oct 28, 2015

5 November, 2015
Health watchdog ranks Alberta long-term care centres, Oct 28, 2015

Since the Long Term Care Family Experience Survey was conducted by the Health Quality Council of Alberta, The Good Samaritan Society (GSS) has made significant improvements in many of the areas that are highlighted in your story. On October 16, 2014, I wrote to Alberta Health Services (AHS) expressing my concerns with historical funding shortfalls....

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