Foot Care Program

Assessment, treatment and prevention of foot conditions such as ingrown toenails, warts, foot ulcers and infections. Preventative foot care services for people who are at high risk for developing foot disease and those not able to safely do own foot care.

This program is for: 

  • People who are unable to access foot care services through private coverage, benefits or other funded services
  • People with diabetes and peripheral neuropathy, peripheral arterial disease, charcot foot, ulceration, amputation or visual impairment
  • People with a debilitating foot condition, progressive neuromuscular condition, rheumatoid arthritis, foot infections or warts

Program Activities and Services:

  • Urgent appointments for patients with wound, infection and/or debilitating foot pain
  • In-office procedures for ingrown toenails, wart removal and/or wound management
  • Routine footcare for those at high risk for developing foot disease
  • Routine footcare for those unable to safely perform own footcare (*4 visits per year)

Goals for Participants:

  • To maintain or improve overall foot health
  • Prevention of complications through foot assessment, care and education

Team:

  • Registered Chiropodist
  • Registered Practical Nurse – Footcare

How to Access:

  • Physician, Nurse Practitioner or NFHT Clinician referral

Patient Resources

College of Chiropodists of Ontario

www.cocoo.on.ca

 

What’s Happening in Your Community

COBOURG HEALTH CENTRE IS MOVING

New location;

9 Elgin Street East

Cobourg   (Next to the Cobourg DrugMart)

 

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN – MSW – Permanent Part-Time

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER – Temporary Full-Time

 

PROGRAM SUPPORT ASSISTANT – Permanent Full Time

 

NURSE PRACTITIONER – Permanent Full Time

 

Nurse Practitioner Rapid Access Clinic

For:  Patients of the NFHT who need an urgent appointment and are unable to get one at their doctor’s office.  This is an alternative to using a walk-in clinic.

To Book an Appointment, call: 289-252-2139.

  • You MUST have a family doctor with the Northumberland Family Health Team and a valid Ontario Health Card
  • Emergencies should still go to the hospital Emergency Department

Location:      Northumberland Family Health Team

Northumberland Mall – Lower Level

Hours:            Phone lines open at 8:00 am

Tuesdays:  9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Closed on Statutory Holidays

 

Media Release – New Northumberland Ontario Health Team to Provide Better Connected Care for Patients

Announcement_ OHT Northumberland

OHT-Northumberland Website

www.ohtnorthumberland.ca

Osteoarthritis Information Sessions

Come learn from our Physiotherapist how to continue enjoying life despite having Osteoarthritis.

OA Workshop

4th Monday of every month.

10:00 to 11:30 am

Food and Mood Alumni Group

Food and Mood Alumni Group Monthly Check In

2nd Wednesday Monthly 10:00 am to 11:30 am.

Starting Wednesday February 12th

Food Mood Alumni Monthly

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

This is a group session that will offer information on a variety of smoking cessation options.

Ongoing sessions alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays

NFHT Smoking Cessation Workshop

Healthy Living Education Series

Come on out to learn about various Healthy Living Lifestyle topics on Physical Activity and Nutrition.

Friday January 17th – Macronutrients

Tuesday January 21st – Physical Activity for Chronic Conditions

Friday January 24th – Overcoming Barriers

Tuesday January 28th – Physical Activity Basics

Friday January 31st – Grocery Shopping and Dining Out

Healthy Living Workshop Series 2019

 

 

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