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Home and Community Care

Who benefits from Home and Community Care Services?
Persons of any age who have had a nursing assessment and the nurse determines that there is a need for care. This may include:

•Persons who have been discharged from hospital.
•Persons who have an illness or disease and need follow up care.
•Persons who choose to live at home instead of a Personal Care Home or who are unable to live alone while waiting for care in a long-term care facility (Personal Care Home).
•Persons who have a disability and require assistance to live on their own.
•Persons who need nursing care in the home.
Others who may benefit from Home and Community Care Services are:
•Family and friends who need support to be able to continue to care for people in their home.
How are people referred?
•You may refer yourself or others may refer you, such as family members, friends, your doctor, neighbors, or hospitals.
Funding
•First Nation and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada funds the Home & Community Care Program.
•Funding that is provided to your community to deliver Home and Community Care services are based on services being provided from Monday to Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Other Services
•The Adult In-Home Care Program provides Homemaking services for eligible clients through your community’s Social Program and is funded through the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development.
•Please contact your Home and Community Care Coordinator or Social Program Manager if you would like to know if you are eligible to receive services from this program.
If you would like more information regarding the Home and Community Care Program in your community please contact:

Pine Creek First Nation
Ms. Charlene Klyne, LPN
Home & Community Care Coordinator/Nurse
Phone: 524-2791
Fax: 524-2791

Skownan First Nation
Ms. Doreen Woods
Home & Community Care Coordinator/Nurse
Phone: 628-3333
Fax: 628-3357
 
Keeseekoowenin First Nation
Ms. Leona Burns
Home & Community Care Coordinator
Phone: 625-2043
Fax: 625-2171

Rolling River First Nation
Ms. Tina Kozak, LPN
Home & Community Care Coordinator/Nurse
Phone: 636-2989
Fax: 636-2307
 
Ebb & Flow First Nation
Ms. Lauren Ducharme, RN
Home & Community Care Coordinator/Nurse
Phone: 448-3000
Fax: 448-2404

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation
Ms. Margaret McDonald
Home & Community Care Coordinator
Phone: 732-2490
Fax: 732-2596
 
Gambler First Nation
Ms. Brenda Puhach, RN
Home & Community Care Coordinator/Nurse
Phone: 532-2192
Fax: 532-2359

West Region Tribal Council Health Department
Ms. Gwen Gillan, RN
Tribal Home & Community Care Coordinator
Phone: 622-9400
Fax: 622-9449 

 

 

  • Rolling River

  • Ebb & Flow

  • Keeseekowenin

  • Pine Creek First Nation