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Higher Risk Foot Care

A comprehensive lower limb and foot exam for patient with diabetes and/or peripheral vascular disease to determine their potential risk of foot complications secondary to diabetes and/or peripheral vascular disease.

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

 

Higher Risk Foot Care Team

TEAM: Kate Martin, Lynn Hastings RPN, Dr. Cliff Rice, Lisa Hedger RN

Link of Interest

Stepping Forward Plan - Re-opening plan

Foot Care Community Resources List

Foot Care - Community Care for Seniors

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

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

Lynn Hastings, RPN,
613-476-0400 ext. 202 (Picton)
613-399-1281 (Wellington)