Foot Care Clinic

The Registered Nurses working in our Foot Care Clinic have advanced and diabetic foot care training. To obtain an appointment in our Foot Care Clinic, you will need a referral from your health care provider, or from your diabetes nurse educator.

Ask about a referral to our Foot Care Clinic if you have any of the following:

  • Have poor circulation in your legs
  • Are diabetic


Our Foot Care nurses work collaboratively with:

  • Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
  • Our Wound Management Nurse
  • Our Diabetic Educator
  • Quinte Health Care Corporation (QHC)
  • Community services providers

Goals


The goals of the Foot Care Clinic are to:

  • Promote comfortable and safe mobility
  • Reduce the risk of skin breakdown, skin ulcers and toe or foot amputation
  • Improve your ability to manage your own foot care if possible
  • Provide competent foot care for eligible patients who are unable to manage their own foot care

Services

Our Foot Care Clinic Nurses will:

  • Monitor your skin condition and circulation
  • Provide foot care as needed
  • Review information with you about footwear
  • Refer you for pressure relief and orthotics as needed
  • Provide education to help you take care of your feet at home if appropriate
  • Arrange follow-up appointments or referrals as needed

Link of Interest

Foot Care - Canadian Diabetes Association

Location and Days of Operation

Harbourview Clinic
35 Bridge Street Suite 1, Picton, ON


Sandbanks Medical Centre
12 Prince Edward Drive, Wellington, ON

Contact Information

Denise Girard RN, Advanced Foot Care Nurse
613-476-0400 ext. 202
Thursday & Friday

Lisa Hedger RN, Advanced Foot Care Nurse
613-476-0400 ext. 202 (Picton)
613-399-1281 (Wellington)
Monday (Wellington) & Tuesday (Picton)


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