Biigtigong Nishnaabeg

Site: Biigtigong Mno-zhi-yaagamig

Service: Home and Community Care Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Unaffiliated 
Political Territorial Organization: Anishinabek Nation, Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Superior 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 nursing duties 
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing 
  • Basic foot care 
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves 
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation 
  • Respite for family members and caregivers 
  • Help with light outdoor/yardwork
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly known as Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation) who are ill, disabled or elderly (65 years of age and over) and require assistance to remain in their own home
Application Requires assessment and registration
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-229-1836
Fax 807-229-3367
Website www.picriver.com
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Primary Contact Jocelyn Goodchild, Reception; Phone: 807-229-1836 ext 601; Email: jocelyn.goodchild@picriver.com
Primary Executive Melodie Touchette, Acting Home and Community Care Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-229-1836 ext 605; Email: melodie@picriver.com
Alternate Executive Valarie Desmoulin, Personal Care and Assisted Living Assistant; Phone: 807-229-1836 ext 611; Email: valarie.desmoulin@picriver.com
Site Location Reserve is on Hwy 627 at mouth of Pic River along N shore of Lake Superior approx 13 km SE of Marathon
Located In Community Ojibways of the Pic River First Nation
Address 2 Rabbit Dr
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
 
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Mailing Address c/o Home & Community Care 
PO Box 215 
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Established Nov 2002
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)