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Program: Health Centre
Organization: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
Phone Numbers: 519-289-5641
Toll-Free: 1-866-550-5539
Fax: 519-289-2351
Website: www.cottfn.com
Address:
RR 1, LCD
Muncey, ON
N0L 1Y0
Street Address:
322 Chippewa Rd
Location: South Middlesex
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Contacts: Lori Fisher - Secretary
Lmfisher@cottfn.com
Executives: Kimberly Fisher - Health Administrator
kfisher@cottfn.ca

Kathy Cornelius - Community Care Nurse
kathyc@cottfn.ca
Service Description: Health centre providing family medical care and community-based health programs * team of family doctors, nurse practitioners and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services

Culturally appropriate programs and services for Aboriginals, combining traditional health and Western medical practices * aims to improve the social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Health education - Provides variety of health education programs that focus on community needs * available for one-to-one discussions or groups

Immunization - Available by appointment or drop-in for regular immunization by Community Health Nurse * influenza clinics available

School Health Services - Community Health Nurse and Community Health Representatives make regular visits to Wiiji Nimbawiyaag Elementary School, Chippewa Daycare and Chippewa Headstart Program * health education * immunizations * pediculosis checks bi-monthly

Home and Community Care - Health services provided in a home or community setting for older adults, persons with disabilities, or injured persons * includes nursing care, personal support, foot care available first Wednesday of the month 1pm-3pm * appointment required, homemaking, meal preparation, and respite care

Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Screening Clinics - Screening of blood sugar, blood pressure and weight checks during special clinic days and drop-in

Environmental Health Program - Public health safety and education * monitors potential hazards through Rabies Clinics, Water Sampling, Home Assessments, Carbon Monoxide

National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program - Prevention, intervention, and follow up services for people with addictions * counselling offered for depression, grief and loss * appointment required

Non-Insured Health Benefits for Clients - Supplementary health benefits, including prescriptions and non-prescription drugs, medical equipment and supplies for registered Indians in Canada

Canada’s Prenatal Nutrition Program - Educational classes related to pregnancy and nutrition * prenatal classes for both mothers and fathers

Loan Cupboard Medical Supplies and Equipment - Provides a variety of medical equipment for community members to borrow including crutches, bath chairs and wheelchairs
Fees: Free
Application: Call or visit * valid health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) required
Eligibility / Population(s) Served: Aboriginal community
Languages (other than English): English ; Ojibwa
Area(s) Served: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
See Also: Aboriginal Health Centres and Programs
Child Health Programs
Parenting Education


This information was last completely updated on 7/30/2013


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