Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Keewaywin Nursing Station

Service: Diabetes Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Nursing Station is located at 204 Band Office Rd
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Provides basic foot care services  
  • Works to reduce the number of avoidable complications that can arise from uncontrolled diabetes 
  • Advises on developing and implementing an approach to care and management of diabetes 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Members of Keewaywin First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1407
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Fax 807-771-1078
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Karen Kakepetum, Health Assistant; Email: karenkakepetum@knet.ca
Primary Executive Erica Meekis, Diabetes Coordinator
Alternate Executive James Kakepetum, Health Director; Email: jameskakepetum@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 59 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
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)