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Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation

Health Centre


Description
Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Publishes a monthly Health Newsletter 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
Coordinates activities for community residents including but not limited to:
  • Bowling nights
  • Elder's nights
  • Judo classes
  • Open gym nights
  • Swim Fit classes
  • Walking programs
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 4 pm
Tue
9 am - 4 pm
Wed
9 am - 4 pm
Thu
9 am - 4 pm
Fri
9 am - 4 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Eligibility
Members of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation
Application Process
  • Appointments required for health professional consultations
  • Registration for most activities required
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
November 17, 2020