Good footcare is important no matter what age you are. Well cared for feet can improve your comfort, mobility, confidence, independence and have an impact on your overall quality of life.
The video below is a useful way to learn how to manage your own footcare. The leaflet below has a step by step guide on nail and skin care with lots of helpful advice on footwear.
Do you need help to care for your own feet or would like to know more about how to help a relative or friend with their footcare?
Information, videos and advice can be found at the website below:
Looking after your feet (Practical Help and Advice)
Local Support for Footcare
There are a small number of voluntary groups and charities that provide nail cutting services in local community settings. Please click on the Personal Footcare Leaflet for information on how to contact these services.
NHSGGC Podiatry can offer foot care workshops and learning sessions to help people and their carers. Watch this interview with Bridie (aged 87). This is her experience of the attending a workshop on ‘how to look after your feet’ and some of the things she learned.