Brunswick House First Nation

Site: Health Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Wabun Tribal Council 
Primary Tribal Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service)
  • Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Offers a health centre with the services of a visiting registered nurse three days per week and a visiting hygienist every three months 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars  
  • Coordinates clinics in areas including Blood Pressure, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates basic foot care sessions in individual's home or at clinic  
  • Offers diabetes education and management counselling  
  • Provides mental health counselling
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual  
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals  
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse  
  • Prenatal and postnatal support and visits  
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs
 
Provides the following programs: 
  • Community Health Program 
  • Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Home and Community Care 
  • Medical Transportation 
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP)
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brunswick House First Nation
Eligibility Members of Brunswick House First Nation and other First Nation members residing in the community
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-0248
Fax 705-864-0342
E-Mail health.reception@bhfn.ca
Website www.brunswickhousefirstnation.com
Primary Contact Margaret Quakegesic, Health Centre Reception; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 253
Primary Executive Rosanne Ojeebah, Health Director; Phone: 705-864-0248 ext 255; Email: bhfnhealth.manager@bhfn.ca
Alternate Executive Lorraine Tangie, Band Administrator; Phone: 705-864-0174; Fax: 705-864-1960; Email: l_tangie@hotmail.com
Site Location Reserve is off Hwy 101E approx 10 km E of Chapleau
Located In Community Brunswick House First Nation
Address 1 Kanata St, Brunswick House First Nation
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
PO Box 1178 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)