Eel River Bar First Nation Health Centre

 

11 Main Street
Unit #201


Eel River Bar,NB
E8C 1A1


Phone:(506) 684-6297
Fax:(506) 684-6318

This Health Centre offers a full time Community Health Nurse (CHN) who provides limited diabetes-related counseling and management advice, blood glucose and blood pressure screening clinics on occasion, quarterly diabetes educational events, home visitation as required. The Health Care Coordination Program home support workers available to manage home care needs of diabetic patients (i.e.: homemaker services, monitoring, etc.). The full time CHN assists the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative (ADI) team in organizing and delivering healthy lifestyle education programs to the community members.

In addition, a prenatal program has a gestational diabetes-monitoring mandate. Quarterly diabetes education sessions held in conjunction with the ADI. ADI prevention and promotion programs are available on demand, with limited financial assistance for non-benefit diabetes-related supplies (on a case-by-case basis) as well as medical transportation service for in-town and long distance appointments are available.