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Wunnumin Lake First Nation

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Description
Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health Nurses and Representatives, a visiting Physician and Crisis Team workers
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
  • Coordinates services of a visiting dentist
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:
  • Treatment of on-going health problems
  • Emergency services
  • 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
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Comments
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Annabel Bighead, ph: 807-735-1381 Ext 1378, email: annabelbighead@knet.ca
  • Community Telemedicine Coordinator Back-Up: Pauline Winnepetonga, ph: 807-442-2519, email: paulinewinnepetonga@knet.ca
Hours of Operation
Mon
9 am - 5 pm
Tue
9 am - 5 pm
Wed
9 am - 5 pm
Thu
9 am - 5 pm
Fri
9 am - 5 pm

Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
On-call Emergency Nurse: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Eligibility
Members of Wunnumin Lake First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Fees
None
Documents Required
Valid Ontario health card
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 13, 2021