Wapekeka First Nation

Site: Wapekeka Health Administration Building

Service: Home and Community Care

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members to allow them to remain in their own homes
 
Provides the following services: 
  • 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 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 Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-12 noon, 1 pm-5 pm
Areas Served Wapekeka First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wapekeka First Nation who are ill, disabled or elderly (65 years of age and over) and require assistance to remain in their own home
Application Requires assessment and registration
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-537-2475
Fax 807-537-2599
E-Mail health@wapekeka.ca
Website www.wapekeka.ca
Primary Executive Greta Brown, Home and Community Care Coordinator; Email: gretab@wapekeka.ca
Alternate Executive Emma Nothing, Personal Support Worker
Site Location Community is along NE shores of Angling Lake, approx 450 km NE of Sioux Lookout, 26 km NE of Big Trout Lake
Located In Community Wapekeka First Nation
Address Wapekeka First Nation, ON P0V 1B0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 1 
Wapekeka, ON P0V 1B0
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)