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