Edmonton and Area
Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre
Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns), the Edmonton General was Edmonton’s first hospital. The General formed part of Caritas Health Group in 1992 and is now Edmonton’s largest continuing care facility, providing 24-hour care for residents, and sub-acute and palliative patients.
2011/12 Stats: 988 staff, 526 volunteers, 502 beds
Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre fact sheet
Grey Nuns Community Hospital
Opened in 1988 by the Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns), the hospital became a part of Caritas Health Group in 1992. The Grey Nuns offers a full spectrum of health care services to a diverse community in the city’s South East end, including 24-hour emergency, medicine, intensive care, surgery, mental health, women’s health and palliative care.
2011/12 Stats: 2,907 staff, 557 volunteers, 347 beds
Grey Nuns Community Hospital fact sheet
Misericordia Community Hospital
Opened in 1900 downtown by the Misericordia Sisters, the hospital moved to the West end in 1969 and formed part of Caritas Health Group in 1992. Today it serves a diverse urban community, providing care in 24-hour emergency, medicine, intensive care, surgery, mental health, and women’s health.
2011/12 Stats: 2,505 staff, 657 volunteers (includes Villa Caritas), 303 beds
Misericordia Community Hospital fact sheet
St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital
Founded in 1927 by the Sisters of Providence, residents receive compassionate, holistic around the clock nursing care and support, and its patients receive valued hospice care in the Edmonton region.
2011/12 Stats: 374 staff, 220 volunteers, 202 beds
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Hospital fact sheet
Villa Caritas, which opened in January 2011, is a 150-bed facility that serves our most vulnerable seniors—those with complex mental health and medical needs. Villa Caritas provides appropriate, timely intervention and care for seniors with a focus on treating their conditions and transferring them back home or to an appropriate care setting. Villa Caritas is located on the Misericordia Community Hospital campus in west Edmonton.
Youville Home, St. Albert
Built on a rich 146-year history, Youville Home provides St. Albert with continuing care and supportive housing options in a new modern facility with a warm, home-like environment. The Sisters of Charity (Grey Nuns) established the original ministry in 1863. A new building was opened in 1966, and again in 2007. Youville joined Caritas Health Group in April 2008.
2011/12 Stats: 420 staff, 153 volunteers, 227 beds
Youville Home fact sheet