Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Keewaywin Nursing Station

Service: Referral Clerk

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) Responsible for processing Non-Insured Health Service claims and coordinating medical transportation for community and Band members 
  • Submits medical appointment travel, mileage, meal and accommodation requests on behalf of individual 
  • Assists with making travel arrangements  
  • Maintains client documentation, receipts and related information  
  • Provides transportation to medical appointments within the community
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Members of Keewaywin First Nation who require assistance with Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) arrangements and forms, and assistance with medical transportation due to age, illness or disability
Application Non-Insured Health Benefits 
  • Requires booked appointments
 
Medical Transportation 
  • Requires written proof of medical appointment  
  • Requires 24 hour advance booking; exceptions made for emergencies  
  • Advance cancellation 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 Brenda Mason, Referral Clerk; Email: brendamason@knet.ca
Alternate Contact Leon Kakepetum, Medical Van Driver
Primary Executive James Kakepetum, Health Director; Email: jameskakepetum@knet.ca
Alternate Executive Karen Kakepetum, Health Assistant; Email: karenkakepetum@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 Referral Clerk 
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)