In Home Nursing Foot Care
- $35/Client for in Home Foot Care for St. Catharines
- $40 for NOTL, Thorold *New for Jan 2020
- Clinic Group Rate Available (Retirement and Long Term Care homes, please email or call for details)
- Need foot care in your area? Please contact us and we can refer you to another foot care nurse
- If you do not have extended health insurance, keep your receipt and you may be able to claim it as a medical expense on your income tax
*All payments are paid directly to the foot care nurse providing care, after receiving your foot care treatment.
What Do Foot Care Visits Include?
- Assessment of the foot (skin, nail, circulation, sensation, foot health check)
- Non invasive treatment or recommendation for common foot care problems (thick and/or fungal nails, ingrown toe nails, heel fissures, calluses, corns, plantar warts)
- Use of instruments and supplies during care are sterile (autoclaved) and/or single use (reducing the risk for infection/Public Health best practice)
- All equipment provided during each visit
- Referral to appropriate care if needed*
*Nurses are required by the College of Nurses to chart their nursing care.
All charting will be solely in the possession of the nurse providing care and will only be shared with other members of the healthcare team with the clients permission.
What is Niagara Mobile Foot Care?
Niagara Mobile Foot Care is a mobile service, providing & promoting quality foot care from the comfort of your own home. Niagara Mobile Foot Care will connect you with contracted, independent practice, foot care nurses (RPN/RN’s) that will come and assess your foot care needs from your own home. All foot care nurses are RN’s or RPN’s in good standing with the CNO (College of Nurses of Ontario) and have completed a course in basic and advanced foot care practice. All foot care nurses are independently registered/approved providers with Veterans Affairs/Blue Cross and Green Shield. Niagara Mobile Foot Care is a locally owned and operated business, serving the Niagara Region since 2012.
Why is Nursing Foot Care Important?
When your feet are in good shape and healthy, it allows for good body mechanics which helps to prevent falls in seniors. Healthy feet allow you to be active which is important in maintaining your weight; and improving your emotional and mental health.
Proper routine care from a foot care nurse, can make you aware of early signs of other more serious health conditions such as diabetes or poor circulation.
Why Would You Need Mobile Foot Care?
Sometimes an individual is unable to travel to a clinic due to mobility or other reasons. A mobile foot care service is a perfect opportunity to continue to receive much needed foot care from your home.
Will Insurance Cover the Cost of Foot Care?
Some individuals foot care cost may be covered under their extended medical insurance. Please check with your extended health plan to see if you may be covered. Nurses sub contracted through Niagara Mobile Foot Care are Veterans Affairs, Green Shield and Blue Cross Insurance Approved Providers.