Program: Chippewa Health Centre
Organization: Chippewas of the Thames
Description of Services: Health centre provides family and community-based health programs * team of community health representatives, community health nurse and other health care providers * referral to other regional health services * home visits available for health teaching and counseling

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

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, homemaking, and meal preparation * foot care available first Wednesday of the month 1pm-3pm by appointment

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

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) for Clients - Provides coverage for a limited range of medically necessary goods and services to registered First Nations people * supplementary health benefits includes prescriptions, non-prescription drugs, medical equipment and supplies

NIHB Client Information Line: 1-800-640-0642
NIHB Dental Client Information Line: 1-888-283-8885

Loan Cupboard Medical Supplies and Equipment - Provides a variety of medical equipment for community members to borrow including crutches, bath chairs and wheelchairs

Additional Services:
  • Canada's Prenatal Nutrition Program
  • mental health and addictions counseling
  • blood sugar and blood pressure screening clinics
  • health education
  • immunization
  • National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
  • school health services
Requirements
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Chippewas of the Thames First Nation * members who live off-reserve may travel to reserve for services
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-289-5641
Fax: 519-289-2378
Address: 322 Chippewa Rd
Muncey, ON
N0L 1Y0
Map
Intersection: Chippewa St W and Cassells St
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm * closed for lunch 12noon-1pm
Executives: Kimberly Fisher - Health Administrator
519-289-5641 ext 223 * kfisher@cottfn.com

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