Health Clerk – Florence Thompson
Community Health Rep – Lucille Lesperance
Medical services are provided through the Nipigon District Memorial Hospital. They provide ambulance service and a walk-in medical clinic.
Medical Van Driver/Relief Medical Van Drivers
This Service provides transportation to and from all medical appointments including: general practitioners, specialists, therapy (as referred by general practitioner or specialist), dental surgery, chiropractor, and optometrist, for those who do not own a family vehicle – prescription drugs will be picked up on regularly scheduled trips.
Community health programs focus on various aspects of wellness and health. The Red Rock Indian Band offers a variety of health and wellness services through support workers, health reps and health coordinators.
Community Health Representative
The Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for participating in the delivery of high standard Community Health, treatment and programs in order to provide quality heath prevention and treatment in the community. As a member of the Health Care Team, he/she is also responsible for liaising between patients, families, the community and health care providers to ensure patients and families understand their conditions and treatment, and are receiving appropriate care. The incumbent will also educate and monitor the community for general health, and in epidemics and emergencies. Dilico Ojibwe Child and Family Services provide the Band with a Health Nurse who visits weekly. The Health Nurse along with our community Health Representative provides the following:
Reproductive and Newborn Health
Healthy Older Adults
Community Long-Term care
Refers to community, personal support and health care services that are required on a periodic or ongoing basis. Services that provide alternatives to institutional care for people who, because of short-term illness, physical challenge, aging or illness need help to function as independently as possible. Dilico Ojibwe Child and Family Services provide for this program.
Environmental Services are provided by Health Canada. The representative is responsible for the inspection of septic systems, water treatment plant, spills of dangerous or hazardous materials. They also provide services for animal and pest health issues, Health education and promotion, emergency response, communicable disease and outbreaks, occupational health and safety, community development, safe food handling and quality, environmental contamination and monitoring general sanitation.