M'Chigeeng First Nation

Site: Wellness Centre

Service: Home Care Program

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Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: United Chiefs & Councils of Mnidoo Mnising (UCCMM) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Manitoulin Island Treaty
Description (Service)
  • Provides health care services for ill, injured or elderly community members in their own homes 
  • Offers services to promote independence and to allow individuals to remain in own home as long as possible
Provides the following services through a Case Manager/Nurse, Personal Support Workers and Homemakers: 
  • Assessment to determine individuals health history and develop a personalized care plan 
  • Case management to ensure that care plans are being carried out and that the plan developed is still suitable 
  • Home care nursing duties  
  • Personal care help with activities such as dressing and bathing  
  • Basic practice foot care  
  • Teaching the individual in need to care for themselves  
  • Home support with light housekeeping, laundry and meal preparation 
  • Meals on wheels option 
  • Elder's programming activities and events 
  • Referrals to appropriate health service providers  
  • Respite for family members and caregivers
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served M'Chigeeng First Nation
Eligibility Members of M'Chigeeng First Nation requiring assistance at home due to illness, injury or age (55 years and older)
  • Open to referrals from any source 
  • Requires completion of Nursing assessment to determine health needs of client
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-377-4240
Fax 705-377-4179
Website www.mchigeeng.ca
Primary Contact Darlene Maracle, Assessment and Referral Coordinator and Registered Nurse; Phone: 705-377-4240 ext 201; Email: darlenem@mchigeeng.ca
Site Location Community of M'Chigeeng is located in the centre of Manitoulin Island at the base of West Bay and at the intersection of Hwy 540 & 551
Located In Community M'Chigeeng First Nation
Address 61 Lakeview Dr
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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Intersection Lakeview Dr and Ogaa Miran Rd
Mailing Address c/o Wellness Centre 
PO Box 344 
Home Care Program 
M'Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
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 East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)