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.
Good Samaritan Clearwater Centre offers seniors multiple levels of support and the opportunity to age in place through five distinct program areas.
Good Samaritan Clearwater Centre includes 30 private long term care suites, each with a private bathroom and wheelchair accessible shower. Furnishings provided include a hospital style bed, night table, dresser and side chair. Residents are encouraged to bring some of their own belongings to personalize their room.
Admissions are coordinated through Alberta Health Services 403-845-3009.
The dementia care cottage is a unique 10 room duplex designed to create a home-like setting for up to ten dementia clients in continuing care. Each side of the duplex has 5 bedrooms, living room with fireplace, kitchen, and secure access to the fenced yard. Residents are included in the events that they are accustomed and able.
The care component of the dementia care program is based more on a social rather than a medical model of care. Personal autonomy and competencies are emphasized. Residents can participate in daily activities associated with a home-like environment. These kinds of opportunities are difficult, if not impossible, to offer in large care centres.
Key elements of this model of care are:
Admissions are coordinated through Alberta Health Services.
The Supportive Living Program consists of 29 suites (23 studio suites, 4 one-bedroom suites and 2 two-bedroom suites) and offers residents the flexibility to prepare their breakfast and lunch in their own suite, if they choose. Residents pay rent, which includes their daily supper meal, housekeeping and linen service and Good Samaritan TeleCare® emergency response system. Optional services include breakfast, lunch, personal laundry service and cable TV.
Applications for admission are coordinated through the Alberta Health Services Home Care Program 403-845-3009.
Monitored home safety devices, telephone support and emergency response services to improve quality of life and provide peace of mind.
Supportive living provides accommodation in a home-like setting, where people can remain as independent as possible while they have access to accommodation and services that meet their changing needs. Supportive living serves the needs of a wide range of individuals. Residents in a supportive living setting can range from seniors who require support services due to age, chronic conditions and frailty to young adults with mental health or physical disabilities. For more information visit the Alberta Health website.
Long-term care facilities are designed specifically for individuals with complex, unpredictable medical needs who require 24 hour on-site Registered Nurse assessment and/or treatment. Rooms in long-term care facilities are already furnished with a hospital bed, dresser and closet. All direct and consultative health-care services are provided on site, including physician visits. For more information visit the Alberta Health Services website.