Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Waabnoong Bemjiwang Association of First Nations (WBAFN) 
Primary Tribal Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members in their own homes to allow them to live independently for as long as possible 
 
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 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 
  • Security checks 
  • Help with light outdoor/yard work 
  • Loan of small number of health care aids such as crutches; available on a first- come basis
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Nipissing First Nation
Eligibility Members of Nipissing First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age
Application Requires referral from family Physician for Personal Support and Homemaking
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-753-5036
Fax 705-753-5087
Website www.nfn.ca
Primary Executive Meriza George, Home and Community Care Coordinator; Phone: 705-753-5036 ext 2226; Email: merizag@nfn.ca
Alternate Executive Joyce Beaucage, Home and Community Care Clerk; Phone: 705-753-5036 ext 2238; Email: joyceb@nfn.ca
Site Location Community is approx 37 km W of North Bay off Hwy 17 at Dutrisac Rd, Sturgeon Falls
Located In Community Garden Village
Address 58 Semo Rd
Garden Village, ON P2B 3K2
 
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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)