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Timiskaming First Nation
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Community Health Rep - CHR

H.C. Programs
The Community Health Representative (CHR) is responsible for participating in the delivery of high  standard  Community  Health,  treatment  and  surveillance  programs  in  order  to  provide quality  heath  prevention  and  treatment  in  the  community.   As  a  member  of  the  Health  Care Team,  they are  also  responsible  for  liaising  between  patients,  families,  the  community  and health care providers to ensure patients and families understand their conditions and treatment, and are receiving appropriate care.  The CHR will also educate and monitor the community for general health, and in epidemics and emergencies.

The  Community  Health  Representative  directly  impacts  individuals  and  the  community  as  a whole  by  working  with  health  care  providers  and  the  community  to  educate  and  provide information and support about healthy individuals, families and communities based on a holistic approach to health and health care.  They perform a wide variety of consulting and support services to individuals and groups that encourage prevention, and intervention when necessary. They provide up to date information and resources to promote healthy lifestyles through education, immunization and clinics.  The CHR also monitors the home and community to identify the  required  resources  and  interventions.   They do research  and  produce community relevant  resources  to  ensure  that  the  individuals  in the  community understand  and appreciate the information being provided.

For further information about this program please drop by the Health Centre or contact
Tel: 819-723-2260 ext. 119
TFN Health Centre  
22 Algonquin Avenue
Timiskaming First Nation
Notre-Dame-du-Nord, Quebec - J0Z 3B0
Tel: 819-723-2260 - Fax 819-723-2272
Email: Reception
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