Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Health Station

Service: Diabetes Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN)  
Provincial 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 
  • Coordinates workshops and activities including but not limited to community kitchens and diabetes bingos  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation with pre-diabetes, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or are at-risk
Application
  • Appointments recommended  
  • No referral required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-746-8022
Fax 705-746-2039
E-Mail healthstation@wasauksing.ca
Website www.wasauksing.ca
Primary Contact Faith Pegahmagabow, Community Health Representative; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2253; Email: chr@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Contact Bruce Tabobondung, Health and Social Services Clerk; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2264
Primary Executive Deborah Pegahmagabow, Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2249; Email: doh@wasauksing.ca
Alternate Executive Lorna Pawis, Assistant to Director of Health; Phone: 705-746-8022 ext 2247; Email: adohss@wasauksing.ca
Site Location Community is located on Parry Island on E shore of Georgian Bay approx 9 km W of Parry Sound
Located In Community Wasauksing First Nation
Address Wasauksing Community Complex
1508 Geewadin Rd, Lane G
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 250 
Parry Sound, ON P2A 2X4
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)