The Thessalon First Nation Home & Community Care program is committed to enhancing the well-being of our community members and to support the independence of elderly and disabled persons living in the community within the comfort of their own home. The components of this program include:
Home & Community Care
For More Information or Services Please Contact:
Christine McEwan, Community Health Nurse
Tel: 705-842-2670 ext. 228
To view our Long-Term Care Policy click here (currently under review)
A PLACE OF PEACE AND FREEDOM
THESSALON FIRST NATION
Determines the client's needs through an intake and assessment process followed by regular assessments, planning, implementing, and evaluating the client's needs for a personal/home support worker and home maintenance.
Personal Support Worker/Home Support Worker
Responsible for the delivery of specific personal/home support services that are aimed at aiding/caring for persons who are recovering from illness, disabilities, injury, the frail elderly, and persons who present a need in an area that jeopardizes holistic health.
Services clients with snow removal, grass cutting, and minor home repairs following an assessment from the case manager.
Home & Community Care Worker
Responsible for servicing the clients needs by providing companionship, entertainment, and supervision with emphasis on the client's mental, emotional and social well-being.
Congregated Social Dining
A support service that provides transportation to a nutritious meal out of the home with an opportunity to socialize and participate in a social activity.