Fort Albany First Nation

Site: Peetabeck Health Services

Service: Home and Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
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 through a Case Manager/Nurse, Personal Support Workers and Homemakers:  
  • 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 or advanced practice 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 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Albany First Nation
Eligibility Members and residents of Fort Albany First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Requires initial intake assessment  
  • Must make prior arrangements for home visits
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway, French; upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-278-1131
Crisis Phone Ambulance 705-278-1111
Fax 705-278-1069
E-Mail info@fortalbanyfn.com
Primary Contact Madelene Nakogee, Administrative Assistant; Email: n-madelene@phsmail.com
Primary Executive Gisele Kataquapit, Health Director; Email: giselekataquapit@phsmail.com
Site Location Community is along S shore of Albany River and on Sinclair Island at mouth of Albany River on James Bay, 450 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Fort Albany First Nation
Address 7 School Rd
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 181 
Fort Albany, ON P0L 1H0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)