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

 

COVID & FLU SHOTS, Masking

Covid and flu shot appointments are available at our clinic in the lower level of the Northumberland Mall on Wednesdays and Thursdays. To book online click here or you can call 289-252-2139. For more information click here for covid or here for flu.

 

If you have an in-person appointment with a health care provider at any of the NFHT offices, you do still need to wear a procedure mask inside of our office – we can provide one. These infection control protocols are to protect our patients and staff.

Groups & Webinars

For our easy-to-use Zoom guide for groups click here.

Mindfulness: Calming the Body and Mind When Feeling Stressed. Free Zoom webinar Nov. 7 at 12pm with Ester Odermatt, MSW, RSW. To register click here.

Emotional Wellness: Understanding Low Mood and Depression is the first step towards feeling better. 6-week in-person group starting Nov. 10 from 1pm – 2:30pm. For more info click here. 

To view previous webinars please see our YouTube Channel .

What’s Happening in Our Community

With rising cases of respiratory illness like #RSV and #influenza in our region + the ongoing presence of #covid19, #OHT-N partners have joined forces to issue an urgent #northumberland ‘call to action’.

For details, please click here.

NFHT Career Opportunity

NFHT is seeking a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner to work within a family practice office and as part of our interprofessional program team. Please see our careers page for more information new postings.

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

If you would like information about our smoking cessation program through STOP that offers free NRT, please call 289-252-2139 or email info@nfht.ca.

 

 

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