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Brunswick House First Nation
Health Services

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  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Offers a health centre with the services of a visiting registered nurse three days per week and a visiting hygienist every three months
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates basic foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling
  • Provides mental health counselling

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
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs

Provides the following programs:
  • Community Health Program
  • Family Well Being Program
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children
  • Home and Community Care
  • Medical Transportation
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
Comments
Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal CouncilPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9
Eligibility
Members of Brunswick House First Nation and other First Nation members residing in the community
Application Process
Appointments recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On February 15, 2019

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