Gilbert Plains/Grandview (Plainsview)

Gilbert Plains is located in the Parkland, in the south west area of Manitoba. Distance to nearby centres: Grandview: 15 km, Dauphin: 30 km, Roblin: 64 km

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MMF Status: Active

Métis Local #: 8

Number of Métis Citizens: Over 25

Population (2021 Census): Gilbert Plains (designated place) - 773

Community Government/Council: Gilbert Plains Municipality

Role of Elders: Limited

Languages Spoken: English

Available Care

Closest Access Hospital with Emergent or Urgent Care: Dauphin (36km away)

Closest Pharmacy: Grandview (13km away)

Services available at the closest accesible nursing station/health centre/hospital/clinic that serves Métis people:
Grandview: Inpatient Services (Palliative Care), Outpatient Services, Diagnostic Services, Emergency Department (ambulance station), Community Rehabilitation Services, Community Mental Health Services, Primary Health Care, Cancer Navigation, Family Physician Services/Clinic, Telehealth

Nearest access for being weighed: Grandview Medical Clinic

Cancer Navigation Line:
Prairie Mountain Toll free: 1-855-346-3710 Fax: 1-204-578-2833

Nearest Radiation Therapy Centre:

Nearest Community Cancer Program:


closest accessible bloodwork:
Grandview Hospital Lab or Dauphin Hospital Lab

follow-up and primary care:
Call for appointment or attend a walk in clinic in Grandview MB or attend Dauphin Hospital

closest access to cancer related drugs:
Drugs for cancer treatment are only administered in Dauphin

closest acess to central line cleaning and inspection:
Grandview Hospital

medical transportation:
There is community handicap transportation service available and ambulance

closest access to palliative care:

closest access to homecare:
Not readily available in this area

closest personal care and independent living facilities:
Gilbert Plains, Grandview, and Dauphin

closest physiotherapy access:
Limited, comes out of Dauphin but is only local one day a week

community care resources:
Very limited in Grandview and Gilbert Plains

closest accessible mental health supports:
Dauphin has very limited programs, especially after business hours Monday to Friday, very little if any community outreach

closest access to medical supplies:
Grandview Pharmacy, Dauphin Pharmacy or Dauphin Mobility

closest access to groceries:
Grandview, Gilbert Plains or Dauphin

transportation routes from the community to winnipeg:
Drive only (4 hours)

transportation routes from the community to the closest cancer program in the community:
Brandon MB, drive only (2.5 hours)

risk of transportation loss:
Weather is a major concern in the winter, cost for gas is also a limiting factor