Whitefish River First Nation

Site: Health Clinic

Service: Home and Community Care Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty
Description (Service) Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members to allow them to remain in their own homes
 
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  
  • Home care through Personal Support workers  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Basic foot care  
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves 
  • Companionship  
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation  
  • Respite for family members and caregivers
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Whitefish River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Whitefish River First Nation who are ill, injured or elderly (55 years and over)
Application
  • Intake assessment required  
  • Accepts referrals from any source including self-referral
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-285-4354
Fax 705-285-1440
E-Mail healthreception@whitefishriver.ca
Website www.whitefishriver.ca
Primary Contact Gloria McGregor-Gray, Homemaker
Alternate Contact Christine Esquimaux, Personal Support Worker
Primary Executive Leslie McGregor, Health and Social Services Manager; Email: lmcgregor@whitefishriver.ca
Site Location Community is in village of Birch Island off Hwy 6 just N of Manitoulin Island, 20 kms N of LIttle Current and 68 km SW of Sudbury
Located In Community Whitefish River First Nation
Address 17B Rainbow Ridge Rd
Birch Island, ON P0P 1A0
 
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Intersection Rainbow Ridge Rd and Bay of Islands Rd
Mailing Address c/o Home and Community Care 
PO Box 188 
Birch Island, ON P0P 1A0
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)