FOR YOU AND WITH YOU

At the ALS Society of Quebec, we believe in the importance of providing an interdisciplinary approach in the care of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We appreciate the continued care and support that you offer to families affected by this disease. In this section, you will find a variety of services, assistance programs and resources to guide you through the provision of care to your ALS patient.

About ALS

The About ALS section contains basic information about ALS, as well as information on the following subjects:

Technical Aid

Make a request

The request must be completed by a health professional from either the CLSC or other health establishment. The request must include two estimates for the cost of renting or purchasing the required equipment.

Technical Aid and Financial Assistance form
Please note that the person must be registered with the ALS Society of Quebec in order to be eligible to the program: download the PDF form or register online.

Accessibility policy

In case of urgent need, our program allows members of ALS Quebec to receive the equipment they need immediately. We are the payer of last resort.

All requests must first be approved by the appropriate funding government agency or organization, such as:

  • Assistive Devices for Daily Living (AVD/AVQ)
  • Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ)
  • Scooter and wheelchair programs from the government of Quebec
  • Communication device programs
  • Income maintenance plan or private insurance, as the case may be

Manual

The Manual for People Living With ALS is a useful reference tool filled with practical advice and tips. It also contains a general description of ALS, the signs and symptoms, and the latest developments in research.

 

Resources Available

The Resources section contains publications, reference material and links to useful websites that can assist people with ALS, their families and their caregivers. Each service is personalized to suit individual needs.

 

Information day November 14, 2014

Documents are available original language only.

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