Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Wabauskang Health Office

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC)  
Political 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-Thu 9 am-4 pm, Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabauskang First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-529-6329
Fax 807-529-6330
E-Mail wabauskangfn@hotmail.com
Primary Executive Brian Etherington, Community Health Representative and Diabetes Coordinator; Phone: 807-529-6329 ext 4
Alternate Executive Angie Petiquan, Health Director; Phone: 807-529-6329 ext 1
Site Location Community is approx 70 km N of Vermilion Bay off Hwy 105 and 30 km S of Ear Falls along E shores of Wabauskang Lake
Located In Community Wabauskang First Nation
Address Health Office
131 Main St, Wabauskang 21
Perrault Falls, ON P0V 2K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative 
PO Box 418 
Ear Falls, ON P0V 1T0
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)