Wabaseemoong Independent Nations

Site: Health Centre

Service: Health Services

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Bimose Tribal Council (BTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Grand Council Treaty #3 (GCT3) 
Treaty #3 
 
Community Health Representative is Doris Hunter, ph 807-927-2440 Ext 105
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates consultations with visiting professionals 
  • Provides health awareness, education and prevention workshops and seminars 
  • Coordinates clinics in areas that may include Diabetes, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases 
  • Coordinates regular foot care sessions with visiting chiropodist 
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual 
  • Referrals to appropriate health care providers based on information in the intake assessment 
  • Advocacy on behalf of individual with other health professionals 
  • Coordination of one-on-one pre-natal care with the community health nurse 
  • Home visits to the sick, elderly, new mothers and persons with health care needs 
  • Assistance with coordinating local and long distance travel arrangements for medical appointments
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using videoconferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Whitedog First Nation
Eligibility Members of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) Independent Nations
Application Appointments recommended
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-927-2440
Fax 807-927-2079
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Primary Contact Rocky Bunting, Reception; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 102
Alternate Contact Deana Land, Reception; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 102
Primary Executive Gretchen Bunting, Health Director; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 144
Alternate Executive Denise Moose, Health Assistant; Phone: 807-927-2440 ext 142
Site Location Community is along English River system, 98 km NW of Kenora, 13 km E of Man/Ont border, accessible by Hwys 596 & 525
Located In Community Whitedog First Nation
Address Whitedog
 
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Mailing Address c/o Health Centre 
General Delivery, Whitedog Post Office 
Whitedog, ON P0X 1P0
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)