M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Wellness Centre

Service: Assisted Living Complex

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service) Provides an assisted living complex for individuals capable of living independently with minimal assistance 
  • Offers 4 one-bedroom units and 2 two-bedroom units 
  • Offers 2 respite units for short-term relief for caregivers and/or independent individuals 
  • Provides personal support services for tenants if required 
  • Gives referrals to other health and related services
 
Offers the following services: 
  • Elders programming such as shopping trips, bingo games, craft sessions and weekly mass 
  • Transportation to the activities at the Centre if required 
  • Home care including light housekeeping and meal preparation 
  • Meals on Wheels 
  • Personal support services such as personal care and medication reminders 
  • Weekly Adult Day program to provide respite for caregivers and crafts, games, activities, outings and lunch for elders 
  • Referrals to other services such as Physio/occupational therapy
 
Centre also houses the Home Care Program (includes Home & Community Care and Long-Term Care programs)
Hours Wellness Centre: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Meals on Wheels: Mon-Fri 12 noon 
Weekly Adult Day Program: Thu 9 am-3 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
 
  • Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation able to live independently and requiring minimal assistance at home due to illness, injury or age  
  • Respite units are offered on a criteria/needs basis
Application Wellness Centre Apartments 
  • Written requests for rental unit must be submitted 
  • Upon unit availability applicant must complete a criteria review and nursing assessment
 
Meals on Wheels 
  • Call Community Support Worker to arrange for meals 
  • Delivered Mon-Fri around 12 noon
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees Service - Fees for Apartments and Meals On Wheels ; None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-4240
Fax 705-377-4179
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Front Desk Clerk
Alternate Contact Angela McGraw Corbiere, Community Support Worker; Email: angelam@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Cynthia Debassige, Wellness Centre Coordinator; Phone: 705-377-4240 ext 202; Email: cynthiad@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Darlene Maracle, Registered Nurse and Assessment and Referral Coordinator; Phone: 705-377-4240 ext 201; Email: darlenem@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the center of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 61 Lakeview Dr
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Ogaa Miran Rd
Mailing Address c/o Wellness Centre 
PO Box 344 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) ; Federal - Health Canada - First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)