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Health Services

Description

Through the following initiatives, the worker will assist our members through;

  • Cultural awareness sessions
  • Illness and injury prevention workshops
  • Community Wellness Worker
  • Facilitation of programming for school age children and seniors, to promote healthy and quality lifestyles.

Upcoming Activities:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Sports Night for kids aged 6 to 12
  • Healthy Cooking/Soup Kitchen

Referrals and appointment scheduling are ongoing for counselling with Native Mental Health Counsellor.

Community Health Representative

Responsible for the promotion of healthier, active lifestyles through the provision of educational, recreational, cultural/spiritual activities.

Activities and initiatives include:

  • Diabetic teachings and awareness sessions
  • Heart health sessions
  • Educational workshops – cancer, alzheimer’s, blood pressure screening and monitoring, pre natal screenings, mental health and wellness, and so forth
  • Youth Group/Counselling sessions on Thursday evenings

Brighter Futures, Building Healthy Communities

Myrna Burnside

myrna.burnside@moosedeerpoint.com

Community Health Representative

Rachelle Bauer

rachelle.bauer@moosedeerpoint.com

communityhealthrep@moosedeerpoint.com

Indigenous Healing and Wellness Worker

Arianna Fitchettt

arianna.fitchett@moosedeerpoint.com

Accessing Jordans’ Principle

Accessing Jordan’s Principle

Jordan’s Principle is a child first and needs-based principle used in Canada to ensure that First Nations children living on and off reserve have equitable access to all government funded services. It holds that children should not be denied a health benefit while governments fight over who should pay.