Foot & Nail Care

Our goal is to provide clients with foot care/nail care that is a comforting, relaxing, stress-free experience, dignity, privacy, and pleasure. Foot care needs are being assessed based on current medical conditions, past lifestyle, and current abilities and desires. The client's abilities are supported by encouraging them will be adjusted according to the client's individualized care plan. Above care, as other personal care is done with client consent. Our foot & nail care services are provided by professional and caring nurses. Regular foot care significantly improves comfort, mobility, the general health of your feet and is particularly important for people with diabetes because regular foot care can prevent problems and assist in early identification and care if problems do occur. Caregivers assess, monitor, maintain, and refer to podiatrists as needed.

FOOT CARE WILL BE PROVIDED TO:

  • Promote cleanness

  • Prevent infection/bacterial buildup

  • Prevent self-injury to the client

  • Prevent ingrown toenails

  • Improve circulation

  • Prevent skin breakdown

BASIC FOOT CARE INCLUDES:

  • Maintaining foot care hygiene - including regular washing and ensuring appropriate footwear is worn

  • Cutting and filing of toenails

  • Use of emollients to promote healthy skin

  • Monitoring for changes