Basic foot and nail care

Basic foot and nail care

Basic-foot-and-nail-care

To provide basic foot and nail care, it will be necessary for you to confirm client needs. You can do this by checking the contents of the client assessment made by the relevant health professional. An assessment identifies the client, highlights the diagnosis and explains what is required.

This module covers:

  • Prepare for basic foot and nail care
  • Explain procedures to client
  • Assist the client to remove footwear
  • Perform nail filing
  • Wash and dry feet
  • Identify issues
  • Manage waste materials
  • Clean and store equipment
  • Document client information