Dokis First Nation

Site: Dokis Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Provides one-on-one or group consultation on monitoring blood sugar levels and medications 
  • Offers basic foot care  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes  
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes including healthy eating, exercise, and other lifestyle choices  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals 
  • Participates actively in the Integrated Diabetes Care Team with Nipissing and Temagami First Nations which offers quarterly clinics in each community to improve continuity of services that includes ongoing screening, diabetes management, education, medical supervision and referrals to specialized services
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Dokis First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Dokis First Nation living with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes or at-risk
Application
  • Appointments recommended 
  • No referral required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-763-2112
Fax 705-763-2663
E-Mail info@dokisfirstnation.com
Website www.dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Bernadette Restoule, Community Diabetes Educator; Email: bernadette.r@dokisfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Sally Dokis, Health Director; Email: sally.d@dokisfirstnation.com
Alternate Executive Renate Serafinowicz, Community Health Nurse; Email: renate.s@dokisfirstnation.com
Site Location Community is approx 120 km SE from Sudbury along Hwy 69, then Hwy 64 onto 25 km gravel road, along banks of French River
Located In Community Dokis First Nation
Address 940-B Main St
Dokis First Nation, ON P0M 2N1
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program
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)