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Cat Lake First Nation
Nursing Station

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Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services
  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through the Margaret Gray Nursing Station; health team consists of three community health nurses, home-care nurse and a community health representative
  • Provides physician consultations one week per month through a visiting physician from Sioux Lookout
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops especially in the areas of diabetes and alcohol/drug abuse
  • Coordinates clinics/workshops in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Provides mental health services including counselling
  • Coordinates visits from dentists and optometrists twice per year
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • 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
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours of Operation
Nursing Station Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pmEmergency Care Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Members of Cat Lake First Nation
Application Process
  • Appointments strongly recommended
  • Home visits require prior arrangements
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On April 15, 2020

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