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Rod McGillivary Memorial Care Home
Opaskwayak Cree Nation
The Pas, Manitoba
Fax: (204) 623-6143
The ownership and management of the Rod
McGillivary Memorial Care Home is the
ultimate responsibility of the Opaskwayak
The purpose of the Care Home is to show
forth and experience the creators love
through reverence and hospitality in the care
of the residents.
The Care Home is committed to be a, healing,
caring, facility that strives to meet
the physical, emotional mental and physical
needs of each resident. Residents are to be
treated with courtesy, dignity and respect in
a way that fully recognizes their uniqueness
and individuality. Empowerment of each
person is promoted within a peace-filled, life
giving environment of choice and compassionate, quality care.
The Care Home will continue to pursue the
social cultural religious and spiritual
interest to develop the residentís potentials
and to be given reasonable provisions by the
facility to accommodate these pursuits.
The. Care Home believes that qualified skilled
personnel will fulfill and enhance the quality
care which is required /or those residents which
have been duly assessed and approved for
placement in our Care Home.
The Rod McGillivary Memorial Care Home
(formally Fairview Home) was founded by
the late Rod McGillivary In 1980. The Care
Home is a forty-bed long-tem, care facility
providing long term care to First Nations
elders. It is owned and operated by the
Opaskwayak Cree Nation and administered
by the Rod McGillivary Memorial Care Home Board of Directors.
- An Application/Assessment for Long
Term Care Placement form must be
Completed and forwarded by mail or
- Preference will be given to members of
the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Only
First Nations peoples of Manitoba may
be admitted to the Care Home.
- Applications will be placed on a waiting
list in the event the Care Home cannot
provide Immediate placement.
- Nursing services are provided by
registered and licensed practical
nurses 24- hours a day. A physician
is on-site on a weekly basis and on call 24
hours a day. Physiotherapy,
dentistry, medical, optometry and
pharmaceutical services are also
- Direct services includes dietary,
laundry, housekeeping, and minor
- A Resident Activity Director offers
crafts, games, shopping and banking
assistance, and outdoor activities.
- Religious services are held on-site.
Pastoral care and spiritual
counseling are offered to the
residents and their families.
- Liaison with other organizations and
agencies ensure each resident
medical, administrative and financial
needs are being met.
- Respite care is offered to families
with dependent elders in their home
who require a short term caregiver.