Kasabonika Lake First Nation

Site: Emily Anderson Nursing Station

Service: Nursing Station

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Shibogama First Nations Council 
Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) 
Treaty #9 
 
Community Telemedicine Coordinator (CTC): Connie Beardy, email: conniebeardy@knet.ca
Description (Service) Nursing station providing basic medical and health care services that promote physical and mental health for community members  
  • Coordinates health care services through the Nursing Station; health team consists of Community Health nurses, visiting Physicians and Home Care workers 
  • Provides health awareness and counselling, education and prevention workshops/clinics in areas that may include Child Care, Diabetes, Elderly & Chronic Disease, Immunization, Sexual Health and Communicable Diseases
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing: 
  • Treatment of on-going health problems  
  • Emergency services  
  • 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 
  • Allows consultations for patients with specialty services such as physio, diabetes, etc 
  • Provides opportunity for workshops and education sessions for staff and patients 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
On-call Nurse: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Eligibility Members of Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Oji-Cree, available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-535-1189
Fax 807-535-1192
Website www.kasabonikafirstnation.com
Primary Executive Deb Whitney, Nurse In Charge
Alternate Executive Amanda Albany, Referral Clerk
Site Location Community is approx 448 km NE of Sioux Lookout, on the Asheweig River
Located In Community Kasabonika Lake First Nation
Address Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Nursing Station 
PO Box 124 
Kasabonika, ON P0V 1Y0
Physical Access Not 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)