HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM
|HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM|
The Pic River First Nation Home and Community Care Program is a program that came into full service November 1st, 2002 after hard work and determination by the health care team. With the development of the new program, a position of Home and Community Care Case Manager / Coordinator was created.
The responsibilities as Home and Community Care Case Manager / Coordinator are:
Under the supervision of the Health Director, the case manager is responsible to conduct thorough holistic assessments, case reviews, client advocacy, supervision of nursing staff, and obtain access to specialized services as required by clients and families. The Case Manager will oversee the operation, development, and direction of the Home and Community Care Program in order to ensure that its services are delivered in congruence with the community's needs with access for all.
Home Care Nurse
Under the direction of the Case Manager / Coordinator / designate the Home Care Nurse is responsible for the developing nursing care plans utilizing the nursing process for clients and their families in care provision of direct and indirect service delivery to the client and family, as well as ongoing evaluation of the client and the family care needs that will be required.
Staff Assistant for Personal Care and Assisted Living
Under the direction of the Home Care Case Manager/Coordinator, the Staff Assistant for Personal Care and Assisted Living Services is responsible to complete scheduling for the Home and Community Care workers, reconcile timesheets, and act as the first-line of contact for HSW and PSW staff. The Staff Assistant for Personal Care and Assisted Living Services will oversee the operations of the Home and Community Care HSW’s and PSW’s.