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Update on Service - (17th March 2020) - In addition to the update below, only the standard nail cutting service can be provided at this time, so we are unable to assist people with complex needs or conditions such as diabetes.

Update on Service (31st January 2020) - Age UK East Sussex will deliver a venue based, nail cutting service in the Bexhill, Battle, St Leonards, Hastings and Rye areas only. If you would like to make a referral for these locations, please complete the online application form below or call us on 01273 476704

Some people find that cutting their own toenails and other aspects of foot care prove to be a challenging task. This can be for a number of reasons including limited vision, unable to hold nail clippers or reach their toes due to arthritis, or sometimes simply not being as supple as they once were. A lack of attention to foot care and foot hygiene can create significant problems including pain, infections, reduced mobility and an increased risk of falls. 

Footcare

What does the service offer?

Our Foot Care service provides nail cutting and offers moisturising of feet if required. We will arrange for you to be seen in one of our venues.

Is there a cost?

Yes. Prices are detailed below:

  • Standard nail cutting - £15
  • Finger nail cutting (only with a footcare appointment) - £2.50
  • Nail kit (first session only) - £13.00

How do I access the service?

We accept referrals from the person who would like to receive foot care or from third parties such as friends, relatives, G.P.s, and District Nurses.

Contact the service by telephone on 01273 476704 , by email at footcare@ageukeastsussex.org.uk or by completing the Foot Care Application Form below:

Foot Care Application Form

To refer yourself or on someone else's behalf please download, complete and return the application form to us.

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