Fort Severn First Nation

Site: Nursing Station - Mailing Address

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
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 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/yard work
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Fort Severn First Nation
Eligibility Members of Fort Severn 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 - Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-478-9427
Fax 807-478-2541
Website www.fortsevern.firstnation.ca
Primary Executive Mary Miles, Home and Community Care Coordinator
Alternate Executive Daisy Kabestra, Health Director; Phone: 807-478-2560
Site Location Community is approx 720 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 9 km from mouth of Severn River on Hudson Bay
Located In Community Fort Severn First Nation
Address Fort Severn, ON
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care Program 
PO Box 151 
Fort Severn, ON P0V 1W0
Physical Access Not Applicable
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)