CalMedi Medical Supply, Socks Stockings Store Calgary NW

FUNDING ASSISTANCE Private insurance, Easter Seals, Alberta Seniors Program, NIHB, WCB

Medical Equipment  Benefit 
    A lot businesses offer medical benefits to employees  long-term/ short term disability, Medical Stockings, chronic illness or terminal illness to maintain their independence at home, in lodges or group homes by providing financial assistance to buy medical equipment and supplies.
    For more expensive equipment,  assessment by a health care professional determines the equipment and supplies that an employee can be covered through this program. Insurance companies usually require medical prescriptions of the items they are covered for. Employees are requested to followup with their insurance companies to determine their coverage.

We do sell ALL MEDICAL EQUPMENT regardless to private clients obtaining funding through private insurance (through their company or private plans) or WCB.  

- 2 and 4 wheeled walkers
- Bath and toilet aids
- Super poles
- Bed Rails
- Commodes wheeled and stationary 
- Compression Stockings 
- Incontinent supplies 

Alberta special needs assistance program

Allowable items – Special Needs Assistance
    The Special Needs Assistance for Seniors program provides a lump sum payment to eligible low-income seniors. A senior's income level and the type of item applied for will determine the amount funded.
    Items normally funded by the program include appliances, minor home repairs and some health and personal supports. The maximum assistance available is $5,000 in a benefit year.
Some items are not covered, including: vacations, gifts to family, and cosmetic home renovations such as upgrades, re-decorating or landscaping.
Which items are not funded
    Special circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you have special circumstances, please explain it on a separate page and attach it with your documentation.
Lift Chairs are NOT funded this program anymore. 

NIHB First Nations and Inuit

    The NIHB Program offers coverage for a range of Medical Supplies and Equipment items.
Medical Supplies and Equipment Benefits must be prescribed by:
A physician;
A nurse practitioner for certain medical supplies and equipment items, such as bandages, ostomy supplies, wheelchairs; or
A health professional licensed to prescribe by a province or territory and recognized by the Health Canada NIHB Program.
Easter Seals Alberta

    The Easter Seals Alberta Program provides specialized mobility equipment for individuals with physical disabilities. Our program makes it possible for clients to acquire power wheelchairs, scooters, and adaptive equipment for home and vehicle.
Fall Prevention
    Falls is the leading cause of injury related visits to emergency rooms across Canada. The fastest growing group represents 12.6% of the population. 35-40% of adults 65+ in good health fall at least once per year. Falls is the primary cause of deaths in people over the age of 65. In people 65+, falls are cause of death in 75% of incidences. Falls are also the second leading cause of spinal cord and brain injury in the older population. Read more on Fall Prevention.