Continuing care – Resources

Information about continuing care accommodations and resources for caregivers.

Clients and families

Accommodation information

Albertans can explore and learn more about continuing care accommodation across the province using the Continuing Care Facility Directory. The directory lists all publicly funded continuing care homes and participating supportive living accommodations in Alberta.

Using the directory, you can find detailed information about the type of accommodation and location including:

  • services and available amenities
  • accommodation charges (or rent, for supportive living accommodations)
  • information about quality and standards, such as resident and family experience surveys and inspection outcomes
  • photos, maps and contact information to help with the decision process

Learn about accommodation standards, licensing and public reporting.

Other supportive living services

More information on other supports and services available to you, including directories of supports and supportive living accommodations, is available from:

Caregiver resources

Caregivers play an important role in supporting continuing care clients and residents.

It is important that caregivers take the time to maintain their own health and wellbeing. Here are some resources that can help.

  • Caregivers Alberta – offers information, education, support, networking and advocacy to improve the quality of life for caregivers.
  • Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories – offers information, resources and support to help those living with dementia, families and caregivers better cope through the many challenges, and assist those with dementia to live the best life possible.
  • Alberta Caregiver College – a resource and education program that teaches caregivers how to meet the needs of a loved one with an injury, illness or disability.
  • Family Caregiver Wellness Workshops help caregivers gain the confidence and knowledge they need to care for a loved one at home and/or needing end-of-life care.
  • Alberta Health Services Adult Day Programs – offers programs and supports to assist caregivers with providing care and to alleviate some of the challenges of caregiving.

Operators and providers



  • Continuing Care Act Licensing Application Form: This form is used to initiate the formal licensing process and renew an existing licence.
  • Duty to Notify Form: To be used by operators and providers to notify Alberta Health and report on any serious event or incident.
  • Notice to Director Form: This form is used by Continuing Care Home and Supportive Living Accommodation operators to notify Alberta Health when any of the information related to the licence and/or the provision of facility-based care or supportive living services is required.
  • Continuing Care Act Exemption Form: This form is used by operators and providers when an operator wishes to apply for an exemption from the Continuing Care Act and regulations.


Continuing Care Home and Supportive Living Accommodations Complaints

  • Provides contact information for Albertans if they have concerns in continuing care.

Complaints Poster for Home and Community Care

  • Provides contact information for Albertans if they have concerns in home and community care.

Legislation and standards

Continuing Care Act and regulations

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