Nursing services


The heart of great care.

We want to see you flourish. To enjoy the aging journey from the place you call home. To see you face physical and medical challenges head on and with grace and heart. And we want to be there to offer our help to you and your family any way we can.

support for your unique needs.

Having an in-home nurse extends further than receiving necessary medical care. With Compassion Network Home Care’s nurses, you will never have a stranger in your home. Our in-home nursing support brings a care network to you.

Your unique and evolving life deserves a custom care plan. Whether you need casual respite care or around-the-clock care, our nurses get to know you and your needs on a personal level. This allows you to receive quality, customized care in the comfort of your own home.

At Compassion Network Home Care, we believe that professional nursing care is an essential component of healthcare that can make a significant difference in the well-being of individuals and their families. Our Nursing Services are designed to provide experienced, compassionate nursing care to meet a wide range of medical needs. We are here to ensure that you or your loved one receives the highest quality of care in the comfort of your own home.

Our comprehensive nursing services are provided by certified healthcare professionals based on your needs including from Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Health Care Aides. Home care services include skilled nursing services, caregiving, dementia support, and much more.

Why Choose Compassion Network Home Care for Nursing Services?

  • Experienced Nursing Team: Our nursing team is composed of experienced, licensed professionals who are dedicated to providing expert care and support.
  • Comprehensive Care: Our nursing services encompass a wide range of medical needs, from medication management to chronic disease management.
  • Individualized Care Plans: We believe in personalized care. Our nurses work closely with you and your healthcare providers to develop tailored care plans to meet your unique needs.
  • Safety and Well-being: The safety and well-being of our clients are our top priorities. Our nurses provide expert supervision, support, and monitoring to ensure that you receive the best care possible.

Our Nursing Services:

  • Medication Management: We provide support with medication management, including administration, tracking, and educating clients and their families on medication regimens.
  • Chronic Disease Management: Our nurses are skilled in managing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and heart conditions, providing ongoing care and support.
  • Palliative Care: Compassion Network provides expert and compassionate palliative care services to individuals with life-limiting illnesses, focusing on comfort and quality of life.
  • Other Skilled Nursing Interventions: Ostomy care, urinary catheter care, medication administration, diabetic teaching.
  • Basic Nursing Services: Caregiving and respite care, personal and hygiene care, assistance with activities of daily living.

Support and Education:

We believe in empowering individuals and their families through education. Our nurses provide guidance, answer questions, and offer support to ensure a comprehensive understanding of care plans.

The Compassion Network Home Care Difference:

Compassion Network Home Care is committed to providing expert nursing care that promotes comfort, health, and independence. Our nursing team is known for their experience, compassion, and dedication to making a positive difference in the lives of those we serve.


Do you provide transportation services?

Driving can become more difficult as we age. The loss of a driver's license has a big impact on one's dignity, freedom, and quality of life. Furthermore, the lack of transportation options tailored towards seniors and those with disabilities is an emerging barrier in our communities.

We recognize these challenges faced by our clients. Although we do not offer transportation services, we do, on a case-by-case basis, assist or accompany our clients with outings to social and recreational activities, medical appointments, and dining out. This a small part of our caregiving and companionship focused services as transportation is not our strong suit. Instead, we do our best to refer our clients to services that are dedicated to assisted transportation. Some examples include:

Edmonton Area - Drive Happiness

Calgary Area - Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

If you are looking for transportation services, we encourage you to check out the above resources.

How does Compassion Network Home Care expertly match Clients with Caregivers?

Understanding Client Needs

At Compassion Network Home Care, we believe that every individual deserves care that is as unique as they are. Our first step in providing unparalleled home care service is a thorough understanding of our clients' needs. Through detailed assessments, we gather information about medical conditions, personal preferences, and lifestyle choices. This comprehensive profile serves as the cornerstone of our personalized care approach.

Caregiver Selection and Training

Our caregivers are the heart of our service. They are meticulously selected based on their professional qualifications, experience in healthcare, and, most importantly, their innate compassion and empathy. Each caregiver undergoes a strict vetting process, including a comprehensive background check. Our caregivers also undergo regular training, ensuring they are equipped not only to meet the diverse health needs of our clients but also to provide emotional and social support such as with dementia clients.

The Matching Process

The magic happens in the matching process. We pair clients with caregivers by aligning the client's profile with the caregiver's expertise and personality. This careful and considerate process ensures that our clients receive not just a healthcare professional but a companion, someone who truly understands and connects with them on a deeper level.

Ongoing Support and Reassessment

Our commitment to excellence doesn't stop at the match. We continually monitor and reassess the client-caregiver relationship to ensure it remains beneficial. Our team regularly checks in with both clients and caregivers, providing ongoing support and additional training as needed. This dynamic approach allows us to adapt to changing needs and maintain the highest standard of care.

The Impact of a Perfect Match

The results of a perfect match are profound. Clients report improved well-being, not just physically but emotionally and socially. Caregivers feel a sense of fulfillment, knowing they make a real difference in someone's life. Families can rest assured that their loved ones are in capable, caring hands. These successful partnerships often lead to lasting bonds, transforming the nature of home care into something truly special.

At Compassion Network Home Care, we go beyond the basics of health care. Our dedicated team is committed to creating matches that enrich the lives of our clients and caregivers alike. We invite you to experience the difference of a care service that truly understands and responds to your unique needs. Contact us today to learn more about our personalized approach to home care.

Is there a cost for home care services?

Compassion Network Home Care is a locally-owned, private provider of home care services. Normally, you will need to have funding in place to access our services.

Common Home Care Funding Sources
Home Care is typically not funded by:

If you do not have funding in place for home care, it is best to contact Alberta Heath Services (AHS) through 8-11 or the home care office in your health zone:

Are you accredited?

We sure are! Compassion Network is accredited by Accreditation Canada since 2020. Accreditation Canada is an independent, non-profit organization that accredits health care organizations that meet their standards in quality, safety, and efficiency.

Are you bonded?

Employees of Compassion Network are bonded and insured to meet the requirements of Alberta Health Services. All employees must undergo a police information check with a vulnerable sector search.

What are your hours?

  • Our care services are available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Administrative hours are everyday, including weekends and holidays, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

How do I reach you after hours?

To reach us after hours, call 1-877-432-1676 and press extension 3 for triaging. Please note that calls deemed non-urgent will be returned the next business day.

What services are required for a nurse instead of a Health Care Aide?

LPN Nurses provide services such as :

  • Dress wounds and wound care
  • Administer medications out of scope of a Health Care Aide (Narcotics)
  • Injections (e.g. Insulin, Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, Intravenous, PICC, etc.)
  • Deliver health education programs
  • Assessments

Health Care Aides:

  • Assist with bathing, grooming, dressing and other personal hygiene activities
  • Assist with feeding patients
  • Assist with bed transfers, lifting, turning and walking
  • Assist with range of motion exercises
  • Assist with simple wound care, respiratory equipment use or urinary care
  • Report on patient condition to the nurse
  • Assist patients to take their medications
  • Communicate with patients
  • Take and record vital signs

Do you direct bill through Blue Cross?

Yes! Compassion Network Home Care is an authorized provider for Alberta Blue Cross, including AHS' Client Directed Home Care program, and can direct bill for most services.

Is there a cancellation charge?

There is typically no charges for cancellations made with advance notice. Fees may apply for cancellations made within 48 hours of a scheduled service time.

“You can see that they truly care about their clients. We would highly recommend their services.”
Gloria L.
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