Cranbrook Office Short Term Loan Program

340 - 1311 2nd Street North
Baker Street Mall
Cranbrook BC
V1C 3L1

Cranbrook Office
340 - 1311 2nd Street North
Baker Street Mall
Cranbrook BC
V1C 3L1
Tel: (250) 426-5105
Fax: (250) 426-5116

Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday :
11:30 am - 3:30 pm

HOLIDAY HOURS:
March 29: CLOSED
April 1: CLOSED

The Red Cross Basic Health Equipment Short Term Program alleviates the pressures that come along with injury or illness, assists people with mobility issues, allows people to return home from hospital earlier, and supports those in palliative care who wish to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home. Access to the program is available in two ways:  

  1. Through the Medical Equipment Provision Program with a Health Authority Referral, or
  2. Through the Red Cross program from a private community care provider such as a family physician, chiropractor or physical therapist.  

The Canadian Red Cross provides aids such as:

  • Bath boards
  • Bath chairs
  • Bath transfer benches
  • Bath tub grab bar (tub grip)
  • Bed cradles
  • Bed assist handles
  • Canes
  • Commodes
  • Crutches
  • IV poles
  • Raised toilet seats
  • Toilet safety frames
  • Wheelchairs
  • Walkers

To ensure the safety of our clients, a referral from one of the following regulated and registered health care professionals is required;

  • Physician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Chiropractor (Red Cross by donation program only)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Dieticians (IV Poles only)

Other Services Offered at this Branch

  • Cranbrook Office Short Term Loan Program

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