With your support, we’re dedicated to funding health projects that make breakthroughs possible for the thousands of people who rely on our health system every day. Our unique opportunity to work with all four Calgary adult acute care hospitals, numerous community health centres and programs, and 12 long-term care facilities gives us a 360 degree perspective on important health issues impacting our community.
Learn more about the hospitals, Carewest & community health programs:
Foothills Medical Centre (FMC), is the trauma hospital for Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia, and parts of Saskatchewan. It is home to the largest integrated teaching and research collaboration alongside the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, resulting in medical innovation across a variety of cross-functional teams.
Peter Lougheed Centre serves Calgary’s growing and diverse population in the city’s north east. It is home to one of the busiest emergency rooms and a growing number of specialty and surgical services. The hospital has one of the best vascular surgery programs and is a training ground for anterior hip replacement surgery and one-day knee replacements for surgeons across Western Canada.
Rockyview General Hospital is Calgary’s second largest hospital site. Located in the city’s Southwest, it provides acute, outpatient, critical care, surgical, medical, neonatal intensive care, mental health, seniors, women’s and emergency health services. The facility is home to two units dedicated to acute care geriatrics and is the major urology and ophthalmology referral center with a public eye clinic that provides services to patients across southern Alberta and parts of British Columbia.
South Health Campus (SHC), which first opened its doors in 2012, serves the growing communities in Calgary’s south and surrounding areas. Four Foundational Pillars guide every facet of its operation: collaboration, innovation, wellness and patient and family centered care. Most recently, the hospital opened a nine bed pediatric emergency space to meet the unique needs of their pediatrics patients.
Carewest programs and services cover a range of care including long-term care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and community programs. They strive to meet the needs of the community through quality care while effectively and efficiently responding to an ever-changing health care system.
When it comes to making a difference in the health of Albertans, every little bit has the potential to make a big impact – and it’s never been easier.