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"Good for the Soles" - Foot Care Program

Interim HealthCare of West Texas staff is foot care specialty trained for the "Good for the Soles" program. We pride ourselves on close communication with our patients and their physicians.

Program benefits:

  • Better Patient Outcomes
  • Decreased Hospital Admissions
  • Excellent Coordination of Care and Services with the Patient and their Physicians
  • Decreased Risk of Complications
  • We Help Patients Keep Their Home Environment Safe
Services Include:
  • NURSING ASSESSMENTS FOR EARLY DETECTION OF FOOT AILMENTS AND SYSTEMIC DISEASES
  • SENSORY TESTING
  • FOOTWEAR EVALUATION
  • TOENAIL TRIMMING AND FILING/CORN AND CALLOUS CARE
  • FOOT AND NAIL HYGIENE
  • WOUND CARE
  • CLOSE PHYSICIAN COMMUNICATION
  • PATIENT TEACHING:
    * Tips for healthy feet
    * Common ills that affect feet
    * Amputation prevention in Diabetics
    * Foot care do's and don'ts
    * Appropriate foot care
    * Self examination
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