Serpent River First Nation

Site: Geka Wigwam Seniors Lodge

Service: Home and Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members to allow them to remain in their own homes
 
Provides the following services:  
  • 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 through Personal Support workers  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Basic foot care  
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves 
  • Companionship  
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation  
  • Respite for family members and caregivers  
  • Help with light maintenance and outdoor/yard work at Elder's homes 
  • Non-emergency transportation for banking, shopping and other errands
 
Also coordinates the following programs: 
  • Adult Day Program 
  • Helpline 
  • Meals on Wheels
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Cutler ; Serpent River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Serpent River First Nation who are seniors (60 years and older), frail elderly and/or people with disabilities who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Application
  • Intake assessment upon registration required 
  • Accepts referrals from any source including self-referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-844-2818
Fax 705-844-2466
Website www.serpentriverfn.ca
Primary Executive Cindy Pelletier, Long Term Care Administrator; Phone: 705-844-2818 ext 431; Email: cpelletier.srfn@ontera.net
Alternate Executive Elaine Toulouse, Nurse Supervisor; Phone: 705-844-2818 ext 432
Site Location Community is on N shore of Georgian Bay on Lake Huron, along Hwy 17 approx 160 km E of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Cutler
Address 32 Ball Park Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
 
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Intersection Ball Park Rd and Hwy 17
Mailing Address c/o Geka Wigwam Seniors Lodge 
PO Box 35 
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)