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Whitesand First Nation
Health Department

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Description
Health department providing services that promote physical and mental health for community members
  • Offers primary health care including treatment and emergency services
  • Coordinates health care services through Nursing staff, Community Health Representative, visiting physicians and Family/Home Support workers
  • 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 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

Coordinates the following programs:
  • Diabetes Program
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Elder's Complex
  • Home Support
  • Medical Transportation
Comments
Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA)Robinson-Superior Treaty
Eligibility
Members of Whitesand First Nation
Application Process
Appointments highly recommended
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On June 12, 2019

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