Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek

Site: Rocky Bay First Nation Health Station

Service: Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: Nokiiwin Tribal Council 
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
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm; Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Transportation times vary
Areas Served Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Eligibility Members of Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation) living with diabetes or at-risk
Application Program registration required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main 807-885-3204 
807-885-3205
Fax 807-885-3206
E-Mail lcook@rockybayfn.ca
Website www.rockybayfn.ca
Primary Contact Medical Receptionist
Primary Executive Lorraine Cook, Office Manager and Community Health Service Worker
Site Location Community is approx 160 km NE of Thunder Bay, adjacent to town of MacDiarmid off Hwy 11 and along SE shores of Lake Nipigon
Located In Community Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek First Nation
Address 502 Spirit Bay Rd, Rocky Bay Reserve
MacDiarmid, ON P0T 2B0
 
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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)