Podiatry Care Homes Service provides support and foot care education to all care homes in Forth Valley. The care home, resident or family can request assistance from podiatry when a foot care problem arises.
Our service aims to promote good foot health, maintain mobility and help to reduce falls.
We provide specialist treatment for residents which includes:
- Acute podiatric wounds
- Diabetic foot care for those classed as Medium or High risk
- Treatment of in-growing toenails at risk of infection
- Falls prevention
- Footwear Advice
How to access our services
Your care home can directly refer you to this service if you meet the appropriate criteria.