Programs

Diabetes Foot Care Program

Category:
Endocrine System (Diabetes)
Organization
Vancouver Coastal Health

Clients with diabetes (no open wounds) receive education in self-care home management to maintain healthy feet. Referral required.

Program includes assessment, education, treatment, and recommendations as required. Foot wear and/or orthotics assessed. Once treatment plan is completed, clients are discharged with referrals to other health care providers or to public services as needed for follow up. #diabetes

Mandate

Prevention of wounds/foot ulcers and lower-extremity amputations.

Service Hours

Wednesdays and Thursdays only, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Program Team:

Foot Care Nurse, Occupational Therapist

Referral:
GP, Specialist
Interpreter Available:
No
Program Fee:
Yes

Service Hours

Contact Person
Reception
Email : nscds@vch.ca
Phone : 604-984-5752 Ext. 2
Fax : 604-297-9681

Web Links

Homepage:
http://vch.eduhealth.ca/PDFs/EF/EF.850.N67.pdf

Locations

West Community Health Centre

Address
241-2121 Marine Dr
West Vancouver, V7V-4Y2

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