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Ochekwi-Sipi Personal Care Home



Ochekwi Sipi Cree Nation Personal Care Home is a 32 bed facility that opened its doors in 1986. Its purpose is to provide long term personal nursing care to the residents of Fisher River and surrounding communities in accordance with levels of care as described by Manitoba Health.

Ochekwi Sipi Cree Nation Personal Care Home provides accommodation at the standard ward level, meals, therapeutic diets, medical treatment, laundry and linen services, social and recreational activities and other services approved by Ochekwi Sipi Cree Nation Board of Directors.

Vision/Mission Statement

Dedicated to reflect in all its activities, the OSCN PCH promotes the health and wellness of the resident in all aspects of his/her life.  The Home works to meet the physical, social, mental/emotional and spiritual needs of all residents through the combined efforts of a qualified and caring interdisciplinary health care team in accordance with the Manitoba Long Term Care standards. The facility is the resident’s home therefore OSCN PCH provides a safe, home-like environment, respecting the privacy of each resident.  `Resident-Centered Quality Care’ is the focus and is provided with Dignity, Compassion and in Partnership with residents, their family and/or appointed representative.

Services Provided

  • Nursing services are provided by a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Practical Nurse 24 hrs a day.
  • A Physician provides medical care to the PCH on a bi-weekly basis and the local ambulance & hospital is on call 24 hrs a day.
  • Dental, medical, optometry, and pharmaceutical services are provided locally.
  • Department services within the PCH are: Activity, Dietary, Laundry, Housekeeping, Administration and Maintenance.
  • A Resident Activity Worker is on site offering crafts, games, baking, outings, exercise groups and many other activities.
  • Pastoral Care & Traditional support
  • is offered to the residents & their families.
  • The PCH also offers Respite Care for short term stays.

Admission Guidelines

A Long Term Care Placement Application/Assessment form must be completed and forwarded to the Interlake Regional Health Authority (IRHA).

Preference is given to Fisher River Cree Nation band members but any one may apply if there are beds available.

Applications will be placed on a waiting list in the event that the PCH cannot provide immediate placement.

Ochekwi Sipi Cree Nation Personal Care Home
Box 366
Fisher River, Mb. R0C 1S0
Phone: 204-645-2811 Fax: 204-645-2450

Interim Director: Cindy Garson

Fisher River Cree Nation is a community in which our history, language, traditions, and culture are paramount to who we are as a people. We will protect and maintain the spirit and intent of the treaties and our inherent rights. Fisher River will be a self-sustaining progressive community with a strong and accountable government. We will provide an environment where all people are healthy, safe, and respected.