Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve

Site: Wikwemikong Home Care Building

Service: Home and Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated  
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI)  
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members to allow them to remain in their own homes 
  • Provides services through Registered Nurses, Registered Practising Nurses and Personal Support workers
 
Provides the following services: 
  • 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 
  • Emergency response (Life line)  
  • Home care assistance  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Basic foot care  
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves  
  • Friendly visiting and security checks  
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation  
  • Respite for family members and caregivers 
  • Home Visiting Nurse for wound care and chronic condition monitoring 
  • Meals on Wheels 
  • Occupational Therapy 
  • Transportation
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wikwemikong
Eligibility Members of Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve who are elderly, disabled and/or chronically ill
Application
  • Intake assessment required 
  • Requires a Physician referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-859-3098
Fax 705-859-3085
Website www.wikyhealth.ca
Primary Contact Karen Pitawanakwat, Care Coordinator
Primary Executive Yvette Corbiere, Home Care Manager; Email: ycorbiere@wikyhealth.ca
Alternate Executive Mary Jo Wabano, Health Services Director; Phone: 705-859-3164; Email: mjwabano@wikyhealth.ca
Site Location Community is approx 50 km S of Little Current along Hwy 6 at E end of Manitoulin Island on N Georgian Bay
Located In Community Wikwemikong
Address 16B Complex Dr
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
 
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Intersection Complex Dr and Wikwemikong Way
Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 101 
Wikwemikong, ON P0P 2J0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Intergration Network (NELHIN)