Beswick House – Long Term or Palliative Care

  • Established in 1993
  • Provides 24-hour long-term and palliative support for up to ten individuals
  • Is wheelchair accessible
  • Is a clean, well maintained home-like environment
  • Residents are provided with their own bedroom and share common areas of the home
  • Residents pay a percentage of their income to support the costs of rent, groceries and utilities
  • Meals are prepared by staff
  • Access to support services such as case management and transitional living skills aid

The target population for Beswick House includes individuals who:

  • May require support to stabilize medication regimen
  • May require long-term care
  • May require HIV palliative or ‘end of life’ care
  • Are economically disadvantaged (i.e. dependent on social services for income)
  • Do not meet admission criteria for other sources of long-term or hospice care
  • Often are transitioning from acute care hospital beds
  • Often possess dual diagnoses such as neurological disease as well as addiction issues, hepatitis, physical disabilities, and/or mental health issues

Scott House – Intermediate Care and Support

  • Opened in 2001
  • Provides transition housing and supports to non-palliative clients wishing to successfully establish themselves in independent living environments
  • Residents are provided with their own bedroom and share and maintain the other areas of the home
  • Residents pay a percentage of their income to support the costs of rent, groceries and utilities.
  • Access to support services such as case management and transitional living skills aid

Project 2011 – Moderate Care and Support

  • Opened in 2008.
  • Provides longer term housing and supports for individuals who have demonstrated an ability to live more independently in a group home setting.
  • Residents are provided with their own bedroom and share and maintain the other areas of the home
  • Residents pay a percentage of their income to support the costs of rent and utilities.
  • Residents are supported by a resident mentor living in the home.

Project Kathleen – Intensive Care & Support – Women

  • Opened on December 1st, 2011 (World AIDS Day).
  • Provides longer term housing and intensive support for highly vulnerable women.
  • Residents are supported by 24/7 care and support staff
  • Residents are provided with their own bedroom and share and maintain the other areas of the home
  • Residents pay a percentage of their income to support the costs of rent, groceries and utilities.

Carlyle Commons – Independent Living

  • Opened in October 2013
  • Provides longer term housing and supports for individuals who are able to live more independently in an apartment setting
  • Seven 2 bedroom apartments and one handicap accessible 1 bedroom apartment
  • Access to support services such as case management and health manager
  • Residents pay a percentage of their income directly to Calgary Housing Company under their subsidized housing program

The target population for Carlyle Commons includes individuals who:

  • Are 50+ years old
  • Small families
  • Are able to live independently with minimal supports
  • Are now being impacted by ageing
  • Priority will be giving to those with co-morbidities (ex. Hep C) and high vulnerability
  • Are economically disadvantaged (i.e. dependent on social services for income)
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Referrals

If you are interested in coming to SHARP, please phone our office at 403.272.2912 who will help you figure out your first steps in coming to SHARP. Or if you are interested in referring someone else to SHARP, please call the office at 403.272.2912 and fill out our Referral Form.  It can be faxed (403.451.1727) , e-mailed (info@theSHARPfoundation.com), or mailed to us at Box A023, 5717 2nd Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2H 0A1.


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