Wauzhushk Onigum Nation

Site: Wauzhushk Onigum Medical Building

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Anishinaabeg of Kabapikotawangag Resource Council (AKRC) 
Provincial Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Works to increase early detection and 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 
  • Promotes increased physical activity and knowledge of healthy eating 
  • Provides workshops, presentations and hands-on training for cultural activities and traditions 
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services 
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-548-6340
Fax 807-548-5035
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Primary Executive Dawn Treleaven, Diabetes Worker and Community Health Representative; Email: dawn.treleaven@gmail.com
Alternate Executive Linda Copenace, Health Director
Site Location Community is 2 miles SE of Kenora off Hwy 17E and Golf Course Rd, along N shore of Lake of the Woods
Located In Community Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation
Address Golf Course Rd
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
 
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Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 1850 
Kenora, ON P9N 3X8
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)