Neskantaga First Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Matawa First Nations Management 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Home Maintenance Worker: George Ostamus
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 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Neskantaga First Nation
Eligibility Members of Neskantaga 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 Coordinator
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-479-2570
Fax 807-479-1138
Primary Executive Ruby Sugarhead, Home Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-479-1175; Email: rubyesugarhead@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Laura Sakanee, Personal Support Worker; Phone: 807-479-1175
Site Location Community is 180 km NE of Pickle Lake, 560 km N of Thunder Bay, on S shore of Attawapiskat Lake
Located In Community Neskantaga First Nation
Address Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 105 
Lansdowne House, ON P0T 1Z0
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)