Sandy Lake First Nation

Site: Sandy Lake Health Authority

Service: Home Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Independent First Nation (No Tribal Council affiliation)  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #5
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-5 pm
Areas Served Sandy Lake First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Sandy Lake First 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-774-3461 
807-774-6131
Fax 807-774-1585
Website www.sandylake.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Health Secretary; Phone: 807-774-1401
Primary Executive Home Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-774-5262
Alternate Executive Joan Rae, Health Director; Phone: 807-774-1133; Email: joanrae@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 227 km NE of Red Lake, on the NW end of Sandy Lake and along the Manitoba border
Located In Community Sandy Lake First Nation
Address Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home Care Program 
PO Box 20 
Sandy Lake, ON P0V 1V0
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 West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)