The Whitecap Health Centre was opened on December 16, 2011. It employs eight health staff administering various health programs such as community health nursing, child immunization, maternal health, community health, dental services, home and community care, medical transportation, community health representative, counseling services, nutrition, diabetes, mental health, addictions, and justice.
It also houses the recreation & education programs. Due to the signing of an innovative partnership agreement with the Saskatoon Health Region, the Whitecap Health Centre is able to fully serve everyone in the community including those who are not Band members.
The provision of treatment, health promotion and rehabilitative health services for band members living in their communities.
Services are provided in a holistic manner that looks at the client’s physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.
Staff will support and help to enhance care provided by family members. The program is intended to enhance the support and care tradi¬tionally provided by the family.
The Home Health Aide conducts client assessments, client/caregiver teaching, client advocating, case management, consultations with other medical professionals, provides home care nursing, personal care, home support, in-home respite services and palliative care.
The Whitecap Recreation program is offered through the Whitecap Health Centre. The program offers a wide range of activities throughout the year and assists in coordinating major events such as the First Nation Summer and Winter Games.
The recreation program offers sports programs, arts and cultural pro¬grams, health programs, Elders programing, after school programs, community events, outings, and collaboration with the school and First Nation Summer and Winter Games.
- Art Program
- Elder’s Program
- Open Gym
- Community events (family days, dances, movie nights)
- Fitness classes
- Outings (swimming, hockey games)
- Summer and Winter games
- And much more!