Muskrat Dam First Nation
Health Services

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Description
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, Nurse Practitioner, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers
  • Provides services of visiting physicians usually 5 days per week through a contract agreement with Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) and Anton Meyers Doctors (AMDOCS)
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, 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 #9
  • When nurses aren't available, patients are referred to Sena Memorial Nursing Station in North Caribou Lake; ph: 807-469-5211, fax: 807-469-5393
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Corrina Mawakeesick; email: corrinamawakeesick@knet.ca
Eligibility
Members of Muskrat Dam First Nation
Application Process
Appointments recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 18, 2019

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