Wabaseemoong Independent Nations

Site: Health Centre

Service: Home Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members in their own homes
 
Provides the following services through personal support workers, homemakers and home support worker:  
  • 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  
  • 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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations requiring assistance at home due to illness or injury or  
  • Individuals 60 years of age and over requiring assistance at home
Application
  • Open to referrals from any source  
  • Requires prior arrangements for home visits  
  • Contact the Home Care Nurse
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax Health Centre 807-927-2079 
Home Care 807-927-2365
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Primary Contact Ann Marie Tuusa, Home and Community Care Nurse; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 137
Alternate Contact Michael Hunter, Home and Community Care Coordinator; Phone: 807-927-2000 ext 222; Fax: 807-927-2107
Primary Executive Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Alternate Executive Denise Moose, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 142
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home Care 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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)