Age UK West Cumbria: Nail Cutting and Foot Care Advice Service

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In later life skin can become thin and lose elasticity. Nails can become toughened and difficult to cut which can become painful and uncomfortable.

 

Healthy feet can help you to remain mobile and avoid falls.

 

What the service offers

 

Home visits now available.


This is not a medical service but a common sense approach to basic foot care. Which offers:
 

  • Regular nail cutting appointments close to your home
  • Basic Advice on foot care
  • Checks on suitable footwear
  • Referral for help with foot care problems
  • Access to other Age UK West Cumbria Services


Who can access this service


This service is available for people aged 50 and over in West Cumbria. You will be asked a few questions about your general health and any medication you are taking. This is to ensure that the service is suitable. Unfortunately we are unable to provide the service to people who suffer from certain medical conditions or are prescribed with certain medications.

 

 

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Who to Contact
Telephone
08443 843 843
Email
information@ageukwestcumbria.org.uk
Website
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/westcumbria/

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