Home and Community Care Program

This program provides essential services in the home or community setting to First Nations people of all ages with disabilities, chronic or acute illnesses. Care is initiated on a referral from any source such as: health care providers, family members, community health representatives, or self-referral. Service delivery is based on assessed needs by registered nurses or registered practical nurses and follows a case management process. 

Services Provided

  • Home Care Nursing – Offera advanced wound care, palliative care, medication management, blood work, IV therapy, anticoagulation management, catheter care, ostomy care, personal care services, support to family and caregivers, and other work ordered by your medical provider
  • Case Management – This managed care process incorporates client assessment, client advocacy, care planning including involvement of family members, and referrals and links to existing services
  • Home Support Services – Homemaking assessments are completed by nursing staff to assist the communities in offering and coordinating home support or homemaking services. These services can include general household cleaning, meal preparation, laundry, personal care, wood chopping and grass cutting
  • Medical Supplies and Equipment – This involves the provision of and access to medical supplies and equipment covered by NIHB to meet client needs. Equipment needs can include walkers, wheelchairs, raised toilet seats, grab bars, and incontinence supplies
  • Linkages with Other Programs – Linkages with other professional health and social services both within and outside of the agency

Who is eligible for our services?

This program is available for on reserve members of our Treaty #3 First Nations

Accessing our services

For more information, please call (807) 274 – 2042.

To make a referral, please use our Referral Form below. 

Crisis Response

Toll Free & Confidential
Available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week.

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