Magnetawan First Nation
Health Centre

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Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Offers a health centre consisting of a multi-disciplinary team that provides health prevention, promotion and non-urgent treatment
  • Focuses on a holistic approach offering both western and traditional healing choices
  • Provides health awareness, skills development, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Foot Care, Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling
  • Provides mental health counselling
  • Coordinates walking programs, sharing circles, community meals, and other community events such as health bazaars
  • Liaises with the Aboriginal Health Access Centre called Shkagamik-Kwe Health Centre (SKHC) in Sudbury to provide services in community

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the Community Health Nurse
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Child development screening
  • Bloodwork, blood pressure and blood glucose monitoring
  • Massage therapy appointments

Provides the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Community Support Services
  • Congregate Dining
  • Friendly Visiting and Security Checks
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Medical Transportation
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Magnetawan First Nation
Application Process
  • Requires booked appointments
  • Valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
  • Transportation available to programs and events; call to make arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 9, 2019

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