Wasauksing First Nation

Site: Wasauksing Health Station

Service: Home and Community Care 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 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  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wasauksing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wasauksing First Nation who are ill, injured or elderly (55 years and over)
Application
  • Intake assessment 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 705-746-8022
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
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 Home and Community Care 
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)