Sandy Lake First Nation
Primary Health Care

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Contact
Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing station
  • Provides physician consultations a few days per month with 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
  • Offers a palliative care program when required

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
Comments
Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation) Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #5
Eligibility
Members of Sandy Lake First Nation
Application Process
Booked appointments recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On August 26, 2019

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