Keewaywin First Nation

Site: Keewaywin Nursing Station

Service: Elder's Priority Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Keewaytinook Okimakanak/Northern Chiefs  
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)  
Treaty #9 
 
Nursing Station is located at 204 Band Office Rd
Description (Service)
  • Provides home support services for elderly community members in their own homes  
  • Offers services to promote independence and to allow individuals to remain in own home as long as possible
 
Provides the following services through Personal Support Workers and Homemakers:  
  • Assessment to determine individuals health history and develop a personalized care plan  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Emotional, social and safety support with regular home visits 
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation 
  • Transportation within the community to all events, clinic and for errands around town including grocery shopping  
  • Referrals to appropriate health service providers
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Keewaywin First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
Members of Keewaywin 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 Program Coordinator
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-771-1407
Toll Free Phone 1-866-437-9505
Fax 807-771-1078
Website www.keewaywin.firstnation.ca
Primary Contact Karen Kakepetum, Health Assistant; Email: karenkakepetum@knet.ca
Primary Executive Anita Anishinabie, Elder's Program Coordinator
Alternate Executive James Kakepetum, Health Director; Email: jameskakepetum@knet.ca
Site Location Community is approx 200 km N of Red Lake on E shore of Sandy Lake
Located In Community Keewaywin First Nation
Address Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
PO Box 59 
Keewaywin, ON P0V 3G0
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)