M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: M'Chigeeng Health Centre

Service: Diabetes Program

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 education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Coordinates services through Registered Nurse and Dietitian on staff 
  • Provides case management and screening services 
  • Advises on monitoring blood sugar levels and medications 
  • Offers weekly clinics for diabetic clients through a team consisting of a dietitian, nurse educator and foot care provider  
  • 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  
  • Provides referrals if required and assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides diabetes classes focused on prevention, physical activity and healthy eating with the students at Lakeview School
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm--4:30 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Diabetes clinics require booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-5347
Fax 705-377-5090
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Charlene Beaudin, Receptionist and Data Entry Clerk; Email: charleneb@mchigeeng.ca
Primary Executive Valerie Beaudin, Diabetes Educator; Email: valerieb@mchigeeng.ca
Alternate Executive Natalie Hastings, Diabetes Wellness Dietician; Email: natalieh@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community 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 689A Hwy 551
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
 
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Intersection Hwy 551 and Park Rd
Mailing Address c/o Diabetes Program 
PO Box 308 
M'Chigeeng Health Centre 
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); North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)