The Upper Sioux Community Tribal Programs offer various Health and Social Services to the members of the Upper Sioux Community.
The Administrative Assistant works to coordinate the Health and Social Services to ensure adequate Wrap around benefits for the entire community are being provided.
The Health Benefits Administrator provides and coordinates medical, dental, optical, hospital and prescription bills with Comprehensive Care Services (CCS), Ameritus, Medicare and other insurance carriers. The Health Benefits Administrator has also taken over the community immunization records in an effort to coordinate with our health plans and keep family records together.
Health Benefits Administrator
Offers and distributes diabetes educational materials, diabetic supplies, and nutrition information. Diabetes Coordinator also offers Blood Sugar/Pressure checks.
Kilowatt Community Center Passes are offered and available to all Community members, so they have access to workout/exercise facilities which reduce the risk of obesity and prevent the spread of diabetes.
The Community Health Representative works to improve the healthcare services to our community members. This is accomplished through home visits, networking with area health providers and arranging appropriate health services for our community. The CHR also monitors blood pressures and blood sugar readings throughout client contacts.
Community Health Representative
This program provides services primarily to the Elders by assisting them with daily living needs. This includes but is not limited to cleaning, cooking, laundry, grocery shopping and personal business such as banking or bill paying. The Home Health Aide is or primary Home Meal delivery person. The Home Health Aide also plans and participates in elder outings and activities.
Home Health Aide
The Elders and disabled are provided one meal per day through the Meal site Program. Elders have the option of either having their meal at the `Roundhouse' or have their meal delivered to their home.
The Community Transportation Assistant will provide transportation to medical and dental appointments. A 24-hour notice is required per the Upper Sioux Community Transportation Policy so that a working schedule may be arranged.