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Garden River First Nation
Health Centre

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  • Provides programs and services that promote physical and mental health for community members from children to elders
  • Participates in teaching with a regular rotation of medical students and residents from Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM)
  • Provides snacks, transportation and childcare for all programs
  • Provides a monthly calendar with listing of all programs
  • Coordinates an Ontario Telemedicine Network site
Focuses on direct, clinical services including:
  • Consultations with family physicians and visiting professionals
  • Education on health issues such as diabetes, pre/post natal health, nutrition, sexual health etc
  • Environmental health
  • Foot care clinics
  • Laboratory and diagnostic services (limited)
  • Perinatal care
Programs include:
  • Elderly and Disabled Services
  • Infant Development Planning
  • Non-Insured Medical Benefits
  • Medical Transportation
Offers awareness and outreach programs to meet the health needs of community members in the following areas:
  • Health Programs
  • Family Wellness
  • Addictions and Mental Health
  • Early Childhood Development and Healthy Babies Healthy Children (includes Family Home Visits and Maternal Child Health Program)
  • Elderly and Disabled Social Services
  • Community Cultural Awareness
Also provides:
  • Band representation in Child Welfare protection issues
  • Support and assistance in policy development for the Human Resource department
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: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC)Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)Robinson-Huron TreatyMonthly program/activities calendar available at Wellness Centre, Healing Lodge, in newsletter and on website
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May Mon-Thu 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4:15 pm * Fri 8 am-12 noon Jun-Aug Program dates and times listed on monthly calendar
Eligibility
  • Members of Garden River First Nation living on the reserve
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Process
Booked appointments required
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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