Chapleau Health Services

Site: Bignucolo Residence

Service: Long-Term Care Facility

Description & Services
Public Comments The Residence advises that individuals who are experiencing symptoms of a cold or flu to not visit to reduce the risk of spreading the illness
Description (Service)
  • Operates a 25 bed long-term care facility with 2 respite beds, 4 chronic care beds, and 19 long-term care beds 
  • Offers both private and semi-private rooms 
  • Provides leisure activities, games, outings, and entertainment 
  • Provides a Handi-Transit Bus Service to residents of Bignucolo and the community of Chapleau
Provides services by various health care professionals, including: 
  • 24-hour On Call Physician 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Speech Language Therapy 
  • Registered dietitian 
  • Registered Practical Nurse and Registered Nurses
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Visiting Hours: Daily 12 noon-8 pm 
Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Chapleau ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Have a valid Ontario Health Card  
  • Have health care needs that cannot be met with any combination of caregiving, care in your home or care in your community  
  • Have health care needs that can be met in a long term care home
Application Through North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) by calling 1-800-461-2919
Languages English ; French
Fees Program - Some programs may require additional fees ; Service - Accommodation; Some services may require additional fees ; Fee assistance available for Basic accommodations ; assistance is provided by Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC).
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-864-1520 
Handi-Transit: 705-864-4477
Fax 705-864-0449
Site Location West Wing of the Chapleau General Hospital
Located In Community Chapleau
Address 6 Broomhead Rd
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
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Intersection Broomhead Rd and King St
Mailing Address PO Box 757 
Chapleau, ON P0M 1K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established March 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)