Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation
Health Office

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Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals including a Nurse Practitioner once per week and a Health Canada Nurse
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates regular foot care sessions with visiting chiropodist
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards

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
  • 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

Administers the following programs:
  • Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative
  • Aboriginal Healing and Wellness
  • Aboriginal Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Home and Community Care
  • Maternal Child Health
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • Referral Clerk (Medical Transportation and Non Insured Health Benefits)
Comments
Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3)Treaty #3
Eligibility
Members of Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation
Application Process
Requires booked appointments
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On May 30, 2019

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