Wabauskang First Nation

Site: Wabauskang Health Office

Service: Home and Community 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 a Case Manager/Nurse, Home 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 
  • Access to medical supplies and equipment  
  • 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-Thu 9 am-4 pm; Fri 9 am-12 noon
Areas Served Wabauskang First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabauskang 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 Manager to register for program
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 Isabel James, Home Care Manager and Community Health Nurse; Phone: 807-529-6329 ext 5 * 807-223-5080 ext 226
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 131 Main St, Wabauskang 21
Perrault Falls, ON P0V 2K0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
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)