Program manual – Alberta Aids to Daily Living

The Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) program manual includes information on eligibility, cost-share exemption, quantity and frequency review requests and vendor, authorizer and specialty supplier roles and responsibilities.

The program manual also includes policies and procedures for each benefit area and approved product lists. The manual is broken into sections for easier reference.

Manual sections

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  1. Augmentative speech and communication benefits: Manual AApproved product list
  2. Bathing aids and accessories: Manual B / Approved product list
  3. Bathing, toileting: Manual G / Approved product list / Manual G effective October 1, 2016
  4. Breast prostheses: Manual D / Approved product list 
  5. Burn garments: Manual J / Approved product list 
  6. Compression garments –
  7. Footwear benefits –
  8. Hearing aids: Manual H / Approved product list  / Manual H effective October 1, 2016
  9. Medical / surgical (ostomy, catheters, dressings, syringes, disposable incontinence): Manual M / Approved product list 
  10. Ocular prosthesis: Manual Y / Approved product list
  11. Orthotic benefits: Manual O / Approved product list
  12. Pediatric equipment: Manual K / Approved product list
  13. Prosthetic benefits: Manual P / Approved product list
  14. Recyclable benefits
  15. Respiratory: BPAP Service Delivery ModelManual R / Approved product list     
  16. Seating benefits: Manual X / Approved product list  /  Manual X effective October 1, 2016
  17. Soft supports: Manual S / Approved product list
  18. Stationary commodes, mattress overlays, transfer pole-aids and bed rails: Manual E / Approved product list
  19. Walking aids and accessories: Manual C / Approved product list
  20. Wheelchair accessories and cushions: Manual V / Approved product list


AADL provides grant funding to support the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Specialized Technical Equipment Program (STEP) which provides consumer products and assistive technology to Albertans who are blind, partially sighted and deafblind.

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