We offer interpretive services for residents and families who prefer to communicate in a language other than English. You may request services in person, through live video or over the phone.
To arrange for an interpreter, speak to a member of your care team.
We help residents who have had an illness or injury learn, relearn or maintain skills for carrying out daily activities.
- education (i.e., learning to live with a disability or manage a chronic disease)
- end-of-life care
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Our centre provides holistic, comfort-based palliative care for people with life-limiting conditions and their families. We offer care tailored to your wishes and needs.
- medical care
- spiritual care
- education and resources
- support for your family
Learn more about palliative care through the Palliative Institute.
Your family and pets are welcome to visit anytime.
Your healthcare provider may contact us to have you admitted.
Our team offers spiritual care services to our residents and families, regardless of faith, background or tradition. We honour each person’s wishes and unique journey.
Our chaplain is on-site to respond to a wide range of needs. They may:
- support you with end-of-life concerns, including ceremonies, memorial planning and decision-making
- help you explore meaning and purpose in life
- support you during grief and loss
- explore ethical concerns facing residents and staff
- provide religious care (prayer, requests for sacraments or visits from faith leaders)
- help you explore your understanding of God or the Divine
- arrange a quiet space for you in the chapel
Monday and Wednesday, 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Ask a member of your care team to connect you with our chaplain.
Supportive living level 2
We offer support through our lodge program for seniors who want to live in a caring community. The program includes a room or suite, full meals, light housekeeping and some recreational activities.
You may access a space by contacting us directly.
Amenities for residents
We serve full, nutritious meals three times a day in our dining rooms.
Laundry service is optional. You are welcome to do your own laundry for a flat fee.
Our on-site hairdresser is available by appointment.
Spiritual care is available from our chaplain as well as local parishes. Various denominations also hold services in our chapel.
- A foot care nurse visits regularly to provide foot care.
- Massage therapists come to the home to provide care.
Resident and Family Council
Our Resident and Family Council meets monthly. The meetings are held virtually and in-person to discuss improvements and needs within the home.
Covenant sites spread Christmas cheer for residents, families, staff and communities.
December 22, 2023
Randi says there’s something intangible about living and working in a rural area, something that she encourages healthcare workers to experience.
June 2, 2023
Lynn says a job is not really a job when you enjoy it, and she really enjoys supporting residents at the centre.
May 15, 2023
Our long-term unit includes rooms for 28 residents.
Independent living (lodge) unit
We can accommodate 28 residents in our lodge.
Our long-term and lodge units each have dining rooms, activity spaces and sitting areas.
We have a variety of grounds around the building, with outdoor space, courtyards and coulee views for you to enjoy.
We share our chapel with the Trochu community.
St. Mary’s Health Care Centre is located in the town of Trochu. We are a short distance from the main street and local shopping.
- We offer a Meals on Wheels program to provide hot meals to the local community.
- We work with a local pharmacy to provide any medications you may need.
- We operate a collections lab for Trochu and the surrounding area.
8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
For the safety of our residents, please postpone your visit if you are not feeling well.
Stop the spread of germs
- For the safety of our patients and residents, we encourage you to clean your hands when you visit. See A Guide to Clean Hands for information on protecting yourself and your loved ones.
- If you’re sick, wait and visit your loved one when you’re feeling better. If you must visit and you’re coughing or sneezing, consider wearing a mask to protect your loved one.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze, and then discard the tissue. If you don’t have a tissue, sneeze or cough into your upper sleeve or elbow.
- Clean your hands often with soap and water or hand sanitizer, especially after coughing or sneezing.
We offer free visitor parking, including accessible parking stalls, on the north side of the building.
General resourcesResident and family handbook Your role in safe care Request health information or health records St. Mary's Health Care Centre Legacy Story
Long-term care and supportive living resourcesAlzheimer's Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories Canadian Mental Health Association Getting a case manager Learn about long-term care Learn about supportive living Levels of care Support for caregivers
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