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

  1. Bathing and toileting aids (small): Manual B and Bathing Sm product list
  2. Bathing and toileting aids (large): Manual G and Bathing Lg product list
  3. Breast prostheses: Manual D and Breast prostheses product list
  4. Burn garments: Manual J and Burn garments product list
  5. Compression garments
  6. Footwear benefits
  7. Hearing aids (amplification): Manual H and Hearing aid product list
  8. Mattress overlays, transfer aids and accessories: Manual E and Mattress Overlays and Transfer Aids product list
  9. Medical / surgical (ostomy, catheters, syringes, disposable incontinence): Manual M and Medical and Incontinence product lists
  10. Ocular prosthesis: Manual Y and Ocular product list
  11. Orthotic and prosthetic benefits: Manual OP and Orthotic and Prosthetic product lists
  12. Pediatric equipment: Manual K and Pediatric product list
  13. Recyclable benefits
  14. Respiratory: BPAP Service Delivery Model / Manual R and respiratory product list
    • Note: October 1, 2018 respiratory manual also available
  15. Seating and wheelchair accessory benefits: Manual X and Seating product list
  16. Soft supports: Manual S and Soft supports product list
  17. Voice restoration and electrolarynx benefits: Manual A and Voice product list
  18. Walking aids and accessories: Manual C and Walking aids and 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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