Slate Falls Nation

Site: Band Office

Service: Home and Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Windigo First Nations 
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 Slate Falls First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Slate Falls Nation between 30-60 years of age and requiring assistance at home due to illness or injury or  
  • Individuals 60 years of age and over requiring assistance at home
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits  
  • Contact the Home Care Coordinator
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-737-5700
Fax 1-888-431-5617
Website www.slatefalls.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Wendy Whiskeyjack, Home and Community Care Coordinator
Primary Executive Ruby Bighead, Health Director; Email: rbighead@slatefalls.ca
Site Location Community is located 120 km N of Sioux Lookout, on shore of Bamaji Lake
Located In Community Slate Falls First Nation
Address 48 Lakeview Dr
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
General Delivery 
Slate Falls, ON P0V 3C0
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)