Kashechewan First Nation

Site: Health Services - Mailing Address

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Personal Support Workers: Minnie Goodwin, Hilda Wynne, Evadney Nakogee, Doris Davey 
Homemaker: Pearl Jane Friday
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 Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm 
Home Care hours may vary
Areas Served Kashechewan First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kashechewan First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits 
  • Contact the Home Care Supervisor
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Primary: 705-275-4474 
705-275-4470
Website www.kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Contact Eliza Friday, Health Centre Reception; Email: elizafriday@kashechewanhealth.com
Primary Executive Elizabeth Wesley, Home Care Coordinator
Alternate Executive Chris Anderson, Home Care Nursing Supervisor; Email: canderson@kashechewanhealth.com
Site Location Community is on N shore of Albany River, 10 km inland from James Bay, 460 km N of Timmins
Located In Community Kashechewan First Nation
Address Kashechewan First Nation
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 242 
Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0
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)