Wahgoshig First Nation

Site: Health Services Centre

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members 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 nursing duties  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Basic foot care  
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves  
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation  
  • Respite for family members and caregivers  
  • Help with light outdoor/yardwork
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Wahgoshig First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wahgoshig First Nation between 30-60 years of age and requiring assistance at home due to illness or injury or  
  • Individuals 60 years of age and over requiring assistance at home
Application Prior arrangements must be made for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, French; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-273-2055 Ext 258
Fax 705-273-1612
E-Mail homemaker@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Website www.wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Contact Winter Chokomolin, Home and Community Care Worker; Email: homemaker@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Primary Executive Elizabeth Babin, Health Manager; Phone: 705-273-2055 ext 258; Email: healthmanager@wahgoshigfirstnation.com
Site Location Reserve is 6 km off Hwy 101 approx 45 km E of Matheson, on S shore of Lake Abitibi
Located In Community Wahgoshig First Nation
Address 360 Penatuche Rd, Wahgoshig First Nation
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
PO Box 722 
Wahgoshig First Nation 
Matheson, ON P0K 1N0
Physical Access Not 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 - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)