Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team
Through the Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team (SLAPCT), community members are able to establish a continuous relationship with health care providers for comprehensive, primary health care close to home. As a collaborative team practice, the Primary Care Team provides services to all age groups, with a specific focus on Children and Youth, preventative care and improved management of chronic disease; through both treatment and monitoring, as well as support for clients in improving self-management skills.
Services Offered (In select Northern Communities & Sioux Lookout):
- Occupational Therapy
- Nutritional Consultation
- Pharmacy Consultation
- Food Care
- Hepatitis C Treatment
- Social Worker / Social Services Worker
- Mental Health Supports
- Speech Language Pathology
- Case Management
- Nursing (Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners)
- Telemedicine Services
- Community Health Navigators
- Traditional Healing
In addition, SLFNHA has also received a capital planning grant to support the capital needs associated with providing the above health care services in Sioux Lookout and in First Nation Communities. To support this process, SLFNHA has identified a Capital Steering Committee and the inaugural meeting will be held in Sioux Lookout on February 21and 22 , 2018. The Steering Committee members will be leading the process of development of a business plan and capital plan, that will assist in identifying the primary care needs of each community, which may include various approaches such as new builds or retrofits of existing buildings.
Ongoing updates will be provided as this exciting new Primary Care Team evolves and crucial timelines are met regarding the Capital project.