Nurses Role of Foot Care in Ontario
Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Nurse Practitioners are regulated health care professionals who provide foot care in a variety of care settings, long term care homes, hospitals, CCDC’s, FHTs, physician offices, and in the community in patients home or in private health clinics.
Nurses assess patients, provide preventative care and educate and refer patients to other practitioners where necessary.
Nurses also provide non-invasive foot care services, such as clipping nails, paring calluses and corns, debriding morbid tissue, treating ulcers, providing wound care, monitoring conditions of the foot, prescribing and dispensing orthotics, and wrapping and bandaging the feet. (College of Nurses of Ontario 2014) HPRAC.
We are inspected, and compliant with Windsor Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) for reprocessing foot care medical devices. We have autoclaves at all of our locations.
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DID YOU KNOW?
Professional care of feet was in existence in ancient Egypt as evidenced by carvings at the entrance to Ankmahor’s tomb dating from about 2400 BC.
Corns and calluses were described by Hippocrates. He invented the original scalpel for the purpose of debridement.