Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation

Site: Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation Health Centre

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 
  • Coordinates chiropody clinics 
  • 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-2 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Wabigoon Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabigoon Lake Ojibway 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 807-938-6464
Fax 807-938-6565
E-Mail health@drytel.net
Website www.wabigoonlakeon.ca
Primary Executive Isabel James, Diabetes Clinician
Alternate Executive Corrina Brown, Health Director
Site Location Community is approx 19 km SE of Dryden, 2 km S off TransCanada Hwy 17, along both shores of Dinorwic Lake
Located In Community Wabigoon Lake First Nation
Address RR 1 Site 115
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
 
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Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Progam 
PO Box 359 
RR 1 Site 115 
Dryden, ON P8N 2Y4
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)