Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Pays Plat Health Centre

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior Treaty
Description (Service) Provides education and services for the prevention, management and treatment of diabetes  
  • Provides case management and screening services  
  • 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  
  • Assists individuals in finding appropriate services  
  • Provides referrals to other health care professionals and the Northern Diabetes Health Network (NDHN)
 
Coordinates activities that can include: 
  • Community Kitchen 
  • Information sessions 
  • Nutrition Bingo
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pays Plat First Nation living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-1112
Fax 807-824-4623
E-Mail pphealth@tbaytel.net
Website www.ppfn.ca
Primary Contact Debra Bouchard, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-824-1114
Site Location Community is approx 180 km NE of Thunder Bay along Hwy 17 near Rossport, 44 km W of Terrace Bay
Located In Community Pays Plat First Nation
Address Health Centre
10 Pow Wow Dr, Business Centre, Unit C
Pays Plat, ON P0T 3C0
 
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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 Integratin Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)