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Lac Seul First Nation
Nursing Station Frenchman's Head

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Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members

  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health representatives, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers
  • Provides services of visiting physicians several days per week through a contract agreement with Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) and Anton Meyers Doctors (AMDOCS)
  • Provides dentist and dental hygienist services once per month through a visiting dentist
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases

Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Treatment of on-going health problems
  • Emergency services
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments

Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN)
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Comments
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #3
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Stephanie Kejick, ph: 807-582-9812, fax: 807-582-9603, email: stephaniedkejick@knet.ca
  • Diabetes education, clinics and workshops offered in community through Paawidigong First Nation Forum; all events posted on Lac Seul website; for registration in workshops/clinics call Paawidigong Diabetes Program, ph: 807-223-5080
Hours of Operation
Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmAppointments Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noonClinics Tue-Fri 1 pm-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Lac Seul First Nation with a focus on residents of Frenchman's Head
Application Process
Requires booked appointments to access Physicians and dental services
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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