Home Care


Saddle Lake Cree Nation Coordinated Home Care
P.O. Box 189
Saddle Lake, AB
T0A 3T0

Phone: (780) 726 – 2774
Fax: (780) 726 – 2776
Toll Free: 1 – 888 – 600 – 6867
Contact: Michelle Cardinal ()

Mission/Vision:
The Saddle Lake Coordinated Home Care Program is a comprehensive integrated and coordinated home care and assisted living program to assist Saddle Lake First Nation peoples to achieve and maintain health, well-being and personal independence in the community utilizing a holistic approach.

Description of Services:
1) Essential Services
a) Home Care Nursing services and;
The basic level of service that is provided to the community of Saddle Lake includes:

Detailed client assessments, completed by Health Professionals:

  • To gather information on the clients need for service, their support networks, and the appropriateness of services available

Case management process that provide:

  • Ongoing evaluation of appropriateness, effectiveness, and eligibility for care

Professional Nursing services, encompassing:

  • Direct personal care to eligible clients
  • Operational process for Records management, data collection, quality programming
  • Access to required medical equipment, medical supplies through On-Site Occupational Therapist

2) Supportive Services (Assisted Living):
Once the essential service elements are met, the Home Care program may decide if any of the following supportive service elements may be given:

  • Household management
  • Home making
  • Laundry
  • Transportation
  • Minor Home adaptations for client safety
  • Meals on Wheels

Eligibility Requirements:

Before you can receive Home Care nursing services, you should:
Be a resident of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation
Be under the care of a doctor
Discharged from Hospital early and require care, such as:

  • Wound care
  • Medication
  • Order Medical Equipment

Assisted Living:

  • Clients are assessed before supportive services are initiated
  • Active Home Care clients only without family support will be assisted until stable
  • Aids to Daily Living is our PRIORITY

Saddle Lake Health Care Centre
Address: P.O Box 160 Saddle Lake, AB Canada T0A 3T0
Phone: 780-726-3930 | Fax: 780-726-3922 | Toll Free:  1-800-829-6904
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