PRIMARY HEALTH CARE:
Our Primary Health Care team
includes both Physicians and Nurse Practitioners working together to promote wellness, prevent illness, and provide care for health concerns and help you to manage ongoing chronic conditions.....more
Utilizing various traditional (Aboriginal) healing methods, this program provides a traditional, wholistic approach to individual, family and community health and wellness.
Some of the services offered by our Traditional Healing Program team include, but not limited to...more
Mental Health is an important part of caring for the whole person - body, mind, emotions (heart), and spirit. Our Mental Health Counseling Program offers culturally sensitive brief and longer-term counseling for children, youth, adults, and elders, which might include crisis counseling, intervention & planning, some screening assessments, and referral services...more
The Diabetes Education Team specializesin the management of all types of diabetes. They teach people with diabetes how to eat healthy, be more physically active, when and how to test their blood sugar, and much much more. A Diabetes Educator is someone who teaches, listens and cares about clients with diabetes. Diabetes Educators include specially trained Dietitians, Nurses, and Foot Care Nurses who are devoted to helping people living well with diabetes. more
NUTRITION & HEALTHY LIFESTYLES:
Our objective is to improve health, prevent disease and disease progression among Aboriginal & Metis people residing in Southwest Ontario by providing culturally appropriate nutrition education and promoting active living...more
MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH:
Providing Nutrition & Educational Programs for the development of Healthy Families and Children.
A variety of Group Nutrition and ' Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder ' (FASD) Programs are available through contact with staff.
Nutrition Programs are available with a focus on families with children and other youth programs.
(Healthy Active Physical Program For Youth)
This program is offered to London, ON First Nation Youth currently between the ages of 8-15 years old. Our program is designed to encourage our youth to build self-esteem, self-reliance, skills and knowledge to grow their health, wellness and community successes. Three elements will be focused on in this afterschool program Physical Activity, Healthy Food Choices and Nutrition Education and a building of personal Wellness and Cultural knowledge. Examples of some of the activities we will or have participated in are...more
The Supporting Aboriginal Seniors at Home (SASH) program provides improved access to primary care and chronic disease management to seniors aged 55 and over. Our goal is to provide culturally safe care for Aboriginal seniors and to link clients with the health and community supports required for to live safely in their homes...more
Just a Reminder
- Bring your health card and certificate of Indian status (if applicable) on your first visit.
- Bring a list of your medications and glucose-recording book with you if you have them.
- If you have an urgent medical emergency, go to a Hospital Emergency Room and tell them the name of your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner at SOAHAC.
SOAHAC Chippewa Health Centre has Moved .. .more
AHAC REPORT 2010