Aboriginal Health Services at Thorlakson Building

Provided By Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg

Service Description

ensures the physical, social, emotional & spiritual needs of the Aboriginal patients & their families are met.
* provides language services such as interpretation, translation, completion of consent forms for Ojibway/Saulteaux, Cree, Ojib-Cree, Island Lake Dialect, while other Aboriginal languages are on call basis (ex. Dene)
* offers cultural/spiritual services for all Aboriginal patients
* provides crisis/resource/adjustment counseling and other culturally-appropriate supports
* participates in interdisciplinary education courses for Health Sciences Centre staff
* acts as a host for training program placements for Aboriginal students and will facilitate specific volunteer services
* implements the Family Group Conference model, for families of Aboriginal clients when Aboriginal patients have been admitted to HSC, especially in cases involving ICU
* services of a discharge Nurse
* assists in obtaining the services of a Traditional Healer
* works in cooperation/consultation with Nursing Stations, Health Centres & First Nations & Inuit Health Branch
* has Aboriginal staff act as research assistants in research projects involving Aboriginal patients
  • Address

    Location Icon 820 Sherbrook St
    MB, R3A 1R9
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