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Specialty Clinics

Seating Clinics
Seating clinics take place annually or as needed to assess and monitor the positioning and mobility needs of individuals who use a wheelchair. The seating clinic team includes a physiotherapist, occupational therapist and wheelchair technician working together with the individual and their caregivers. Custom seating is available for those who require specialized features. As Assistive Devices Program (ADP) assessor will be present to assist with government funding for the recommended equipment.

Eligibility: Ongwanada clients who currently use or may need a wheelchair.

Fees: Some government funding is available for wheelchairs and seating equipment through the ADP program. Individuals may also be required to cover some of the equipment cost. Ther are no fees charged for attending seating clinics.

Healthy Eating Clinics
These clinics provide an opportunity to educate clients and caregivers about nutritional needs and good eating habits. Challenges faced by individual clients due to their disabilities are reviewed and addressed. The team includes Ongwanada's dietitian, the client's counsellors, an occupational therapist, psychologist, and social worker.

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WHATS NEW

MNU-17-04 FULL TIME HEALTH CARE FACILITATOR
Dates of Vacancy: May 1, 2017
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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MNU-17-03 FULL TIME DUAL DIAGNOSIS JUSTICE CASE MANAGER
Dates of Vacancy: April 24, 2017
Closing Date: March 31, 2017
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MNU-17-02 CASUAL STAFFING CLERK
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Dates of Vacancy: May 8, 2017
Closing Date: March 29, 2017
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Paint Night: Fundraiser for United Way KFL&A
Join us for an evening of merriment while creating your own personal masterpiece!

WHEN: Thursday, April 27, 2017
TIME: 7 p.m.  9 p.m.
Light refreshment at 6:30
WHY: Because the United Way needs our help!
HOW: Register at https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1170797

Included in the price:
" All supplies: Paint, brushes, a 16x20 canvas and a funky Paint Nite apron to wear (a nifty little fashion statement)!
" Delectable treats prior to starting
" Door Prizes

The proceeds of this fundraiser will go to the United Way KFL&A who help people and organizations in our community. In 2015 that was 75,000 people, 40 agencies, and 57 programs.

We need at least 35 people signed up two weeks in advance to proceed with the event and we are open to the public so bring family and friends!

Register by April 7, 2017 for a chance to win our Early Bird draw.

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Winter 2017 Horizon
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Ongwanada earns Accreditation with Exemplary Standing
Ongwanada is proud to announce that after Accreditation Canada's surveyors were on-site in December, they reported that our organization met Exemplary status. Thank you to everyone who was involved in the process.

Click below to see the Accreditation Report.

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Host Family Opportunity for 64-year old gentleman
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2016-2017 Operating Plan
Document detailing progress toward Building Capacity & Moving Forward with a Person-Centred Approach.

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