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Message from CEO

Message from CEO

Our objective is to work closely with the Stoney Nakoda First Nation leaders, community resources, Stoney Health Service clients/families as well as with other healthcare providers to improve the health and wellness of the individuals and families living and working in the Nation. With this in mind, we have continued to expand our services out into the community again this year; and, our particular focus has been to support the bodies, the minds, the emotions and the spirits of our clients as ‘whole persons’. Some new developments that we are particularly proud of this year include (in alphabetical order):

 

  • -Affiliations with Eagles’ Nest Stoney Family Shelter and the Morley Daycare Program
  • -Christmas Party planned and executed by Stoney youth with help of the Refreshed Team
  • -Collaboration with community/regional partners in the COVID-19 Pandemic Response Plan
  • -Collaboration with the RCMP to support the Habitual Offender Management Program
  • -Consolidation of SHS Community Transport Services
  • -Elder’s Christmas Party
  • -Expanded community-based informational and educational activities
  • -Expanded Harm Reduction and Sexual Health Services
  • -Expanded Mental Health and Wellness Services
  • -Expanded Community Outreach Services
  • -Expansion of Optometry Services at the Morley Health Center
  • -First SHS Youth Summit and Gala
  • -Food Hamper program for eligible families and clients
  • -Hosting a Community Round Dance on March 6th with more than 500 people in attendance
  • -Launching of the MÏnÏ ThnÏ Crisis Support Team
  • -Modernization of our website with the addition of a new on-line Learning Portal for staff training and onboarding purposes
  • -New Client Liaison role to support Nation members returning from off-reserve health facilities
  • -Opening of an indoor Fitness Centre and the hiring of a Fitness Instructor
  • -Opening of the Chiniki Community Kitchen and expanded nutritional services
  • -Participation in the Stoney Nakoda Tsuut’ina Tribal Council/G4 Health Priorities Plan development
  • -Partnership with Stoney Education in a Driver’s Education Program for grade 10 to 12 students.
  • -Relocation of some services to the Wesley Lodge to liberate space at the Morley Health Center
  • -Workforce increased by hiring more nation members to represent about 60% of total SHS workforce as compared to 30% three (3) years ago