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Nipissing First Nation

Home and Community Care


Description
Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members in their own homes to allow them to live independently for as long as possibleProvides the following services through a Case Manager/Nurse, Personal Support Workers and Homemakers:
  • Assessment to determine individuals health history and develop a personalized care plan
  • Case management to ensure that care plans are being carried out and that the plan developed is still suitable
  • Home care nursing duties
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing
  • Basic foot care
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation
  • Respite for family members and caregivers
  • Security checks
  • Help with light outdoor/yard work
  • Loan of small number of health care aids such as crutches; available on a first- come basis
Comments
Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson Huron Treaty
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
Members of Nipissing First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age
Application Process
Requires referral from family Physician for Personal Support and Homemaking
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 29, 2018