Pays Plat First Nation

Site: Pays Plat Health Centre

Service: Health Centre

Description & Services
Description (Agency) Operates a community-based program that focuses on health promotion and prevention strategies to its community members
Description (Service) Provides services that promote physical and mental health for community members 
  • Coordinates health care services through a health team which consists of Community Health Representative, Community Wellness Worker and a Family Support Worker, visiting Physicians and Crisis Team 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  
  • Coordinates basic foot care clinics 
  • Identifies and attempts to correct health hazards
 
Addresses individual health care needs by providing:  
  • Intake services to determine health care needs of individual 
  • Treatment of on-going health problems  
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Pays Plat First Nation
Eligibility Members of Pays Plat First Nation
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-824-1112
Fax 807-824-4623
E-Mail pphealth@tbaytel.net
Website www.ppfn.ca
Primary Contact Debbie Bouchard, Community Health Representative; Phone: 807-824-1114; Fax: 807-824-1151
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 Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)