Continuing Care


References to continuing care (including home care, designated supportive living, long term care and hospice) may not reflect the updated language or terms found in the new Alberta Continuing Care Act which is effective April 1, 2024. Please refer to the definitions/glossary section of the document or website for updated terms.

Continuing care can provide you with the support you need to maintain an active and fulfilling life.

Continuing Care Facility Directory

Search for spaces by name or location (learn more; FAQs). You will be able to narrow down the results using a number of filters, such as types of care.

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Results include all sites accessed through an AHS Case Manager or zone-based Palliative and End-of-Life Care Team. Participation is voluntary for spaces accessed through the site directly.


There are different ways to access spaces through:

Sites Directly:

AHS Case Managers:

  • Type A (formerly long term care, including nursing homes and auxiliary hospitals)
  • Type B (formerly designated supportive living)
  • Type B (secure space) (formerly designated supportive living, dementia)

Zone Palliative and End-of-Life Care Teams:

What is Continuing Care?

FAQs, glossary, what to expect when moving to a facility


Where Do I Start?

Getting a case manager, financial planning


How Do I Learn More?

Standards, staying healthy and living well, quality


Visiting a Patient/Resident

Information about visiting a resident in a continuing care facility.

Information for Health Professionals

Continuing Care Connection (login required)
Standards, policies, and resources for AHS staff and contracted service providers.