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Bearskin Lake First Nation
Health Clinic

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Services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through a two-nurse Nursing Station
  • Provides Physician consultations a few days 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 Blood Pressure, 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
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
Comments
Tribal Council: Windigo First NationsPolitical Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)Treaty #9Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC) is Ardele Kamenawatamin, email: ardelekamenawatamin@knet.ca
Eligibility
Members of Bearskin Lake First Nation
Application Process
  • Recommends booked appointments
  • Home visits require prior arrangements
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On January 28, 2019

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