Podiatry Service

The Podiatry Service is designed to assess, diagnose and treat conditions of senior citizens, related to the foot and lower limb. The podiatrist who forms part of a team of Allied Health Professionals, offers a comprehensive range of footcare services, such as skin (e.g. warts, calluses and blisters); toenail (e.g. thickened, discoloured and ingrown toenails); injury to the foot and ankle and other complications related to diabetes in the foot or having a problem with walking. 

You’ll get: 

  • An assessment and treatment of the foot and its related conditions 
  • Examination of the blood circulation and foot nerves
  • Any advice which is deemed necessary


General eligibility criteria:

  • A senior citizen over 60 years of age
  • Residing in a Government Residential Home or forming part of the Public Private Partnership scheme
  • Living in his personal home and who cannot access a government clinic due to health and frailty. A Service is also given to a senior citizen whose home has structural barriers and when a lift is not available


General documentation:

  • Medical Report signed by the general practitioner
  • List of any medication being taken
  • Should the senior citizen be receiving other services (e.g. home nursing), an Information Note from such would be required


Fill in and submit the application online.


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