Our Primary Health Care team provide services to on reserve community members through community based health centres and to the urban aboriginal population residing in Sault Ste. Marie through the Indian Friendship Centre.
Our team is staffed with a Manager, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Assistants, First Nation/Aboriginal System Navigators who provide Discharge Planning Services, Assisted Living Services Coordinators, and an Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Therapist
We assist men and women (18+ years) in determining their own vision and path to maintaining wholistic health and well-being through traditional and contemporary mental health counselling and treatment services.
Minomodzawin means “To Live Well”. Limited resources are flowed to each of the First Nations to provide health promotion and activities for THE PREVENTION OF DIABETES. This program is supported by the Diabetes Nurse Educator, Registered Dietician, Community CHN and/or Community Diabetes Lay Educator.
The focus of the program is on promoting positive health behaviours such as staying active, eating right and staying smoke free, to prevent chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and cancer, increasing individual health throughout the lifespan.