We offer interpretive services for residents and families who prefer to communicate in a language other than English. You may request services in person, through live video or over the phone.
To arrange for an interpreter, speak to a member of your care team.
We offer quality, compassionate care to 500 residents in private and semiprivate rooms. This includes complex long-term care for people who have complex illnesses or physical challenges and need 24-hour nursing.
Long-term care is available once you have been assessed by a case manager. You can choose to be placed with us, but you may have to wait for an opening.
Lung and breathing clinic
Mel Miller Hospice provides holistic hospice care tailored to your wishes and needs.
- medical care
- spiritual care
- education and resources
- support for your family
Your family and pets are welcome to visit anytime.
Your healthcare provider can contact us to have you admitted.
Our team offers spiritual care services to our residents and families, regardless of faith, background or tradition. We honour each person’s wishes and unique journey.
Our chaplains are on-site to respond to a wide range of needs. They may:
- support you with end-of-life concerns, including ceremonies, memorial planning and decision-making
- help you explore meaning and purpose in life
- support you during grief and loss
- explore ethical concerns facing residents and staff
- provide religious care (prayer, requests for sacraments or visits from faith leaders)
- help you explore your understanding of God or the Divine
- arrange a quiet space for you in the chapel
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Ask a member of your care team to connect you with a chaplain.
Amenities for residents
We serve sit-down meals three times a day in our dining rooms. We try to offer you choice of food during every meal.
Basic cable is available in your room for a small fee. You are welcome to arrange for extra services with our cable provider. Speak to your resident care manager for information.
We offer laundry services. Speak to your resident care manager for information.
Our beauty salon is located on the main floor. Phone: 780.342.8027 to make an appointment.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Resident and Family Council
We have a resident and family council that meets regularly. The council is a way to share information, talk about concerns and work together to improve the quality of life at our centre.
Shawn Mccreight's journey of living authentically as a gay man in long-term care has had an impact on LGBTQ2S+ acceptance.
November 16, 2023
There’s never a dull moment in the day for Scott Stewart, a social worker at Covenant Health’s Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre.
March 21, 2023
Jim Washington and his dog, Nova, expanded their pet therapy visits from the Grey Nuns to include the Edmonton General after his patient experience.
April 25, 2022
We offer private and semiprivate rooms. Each room has an accessible washroom.
We have a large gymnasium on our main floor where you can enjoy concerts, social events and more.
There are several spaces for visiting with other residents, family and friends.
Our chapel is open to you and your visitors for quiet reflection and prayer.
We have garden spaces at our centre, including on top of our building. You are welcome to help plant or simply enjoy them as they grow.
We have a small store on our main floor where you can buy snacks and other items.
Private meeting rooms
There are special rooms in our centre for private meetings with your family and friends.
We are located in downtown Edmonton close to grocery stores, restaurants, churches and other services.
There is an Edmonton Transit bus stop on the north side of our building.
Stop the spread of germs
- For the safety of our patients and residents, we encourage you to clean your hands when you visit. See A Guide to Clean Hands for information on protecting yourself and your loved ones.
- If you’re sick, wait and visit your loved one when you’re feeling better. If you must visit and you’re coughing or sneezing, consider wearing a mask to protect your loved one.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and then discard the tissue. If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your upper sleeve or elbow.
- Clean your hands often with soap and water or hand sanitizer, especially after coughing or sneezing.
Smoking is not allowed on our property. Those who wish to smoke may use the designated smoking areas outside the building.
We offer paid hourly parking, including accessible parking stalls, in the parking lot on the north side of our building (Jasper Avenue). You can also find meter parking along 111 Street, 112 Street and 100 Avenue.
Open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed holidays)
Edmonton General, Room 3A07 (main floor)
Our Rendezvous Cafe is located on the main floor near the south entrance. It offers a variety of meal options for visitors.
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Catering for special gatherings with your family and friends is available.
Gift and flower shop
Our gift and flower shop is located on the main floor near the south entrance.
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m
Weekends and holidays: 11 a.m.-3 p.m
General resourcesResident and family handbook Your role in safe care Guide to clean hands Request health information or health records Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre Legacy Story
Long-term care resourcesAlzheimer's Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories Canadian Mental Health Association Getting a case manager Learn about long-term care Levels of care Support for caregivers
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