Muskrat Dam First Nation

Site: Nellie Fiddler Memorial Health Centre

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Independent First Nations Alliance (IFNA) 
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-5 pm
Areas Served Muskrat Dam First Nation
Eligibility Members of Muskrat Dam 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 - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-471-2608 
Health Centre 807-471-2567
Fax 807-471-2692
E-Mail muskratdamfirstnation@knet.ca
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Primary Contact Tammy Morrisseau, Health Centre Reception
Primary Executive Home and Community Care Coordinator
Alternate Executive Carla Duncan, Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 370 km N of Sioux Lookout, on NW shore of Muskrat Dam Lake on the Severn River
Located In Community Muskrat Dam First Nation
Address Muskrat Dam
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
PO Box 132 
Muskrat Dam, ON P0V 3B0
Physical Access Not 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)