Underneath is a link to the benefits as the First People
are insured for:http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fniah-spnia/alt_formats/pdf/pubs/nihb-ssna/yhb-vss/nihb-ssna-yhb-vss-eng.pdf
Any Health Related Problems DO NOT Go To Band Office
GO TO CLINIC
The Transportation Coordinator provides the community with services such as scheduling required medical appointments when needed, transportation agreements for these appointments and any other inquiries the community has with Health Canada.
Community Health Nurse
She is employed through Battle River Treaty 6 Health Services. She provides the community with services such as keeping babies and young children updated with their immunizations, Flu Clinics during the winter months. Monitors prenatals, postnatals and babies once they are born, she hosts various classes at the clinic along with other Battle River Staff. She instillls public health, health protection and health surveillance of our community and emergancy response, if needed.
Home Care Nurse
The home care nurse is here on the reserve to help with the management of wound care, foot care and palliative care nursing assistance. She offers Diabetes education and assists with Diabetic management. Also does follow-ups with recently discharged hospital patients. The home care nurse may assist in some flu clinics.
Family Health Worker
I work with prenatal/postnatals of Poundmaker. I am also the liason for the staff of Battle River Treaty 6. I deliver invitations for programming happening in our community, ie: well baby clinics and prenatal/postnatal clinics, etc. I provide transportation and deliver vouchers for milk and fruit. I also do COHI-flouride varnish program for children aged 0-7.
Head Start Worker
HeadStart is a voluntary program offered from Battle River Treaty 6 Health Services. She reads, talks, plays, with you and your children under the age of 3. The head start worker comes into your home for a visit on a weekly basis, during the visit, they bring a kit that contains books, games that are used to stimulate your child's brain through reading, talking and playing with your child. Each week the kit is different and includes a snack for your child. It works on the basis of keeping your child at no further than arms length. Home visits can also be done at the clinic and transportation is provided.
Home Health Aide
She provides the Elders of our community, assistance with the up keep of their homes. She visits them once a week and ensures they have a clean and safe environment. She also assists the Home Care Nurse with Adult Wellness Days.