Author: Kirstensfootcare

We’re Hiring!

As our other nurses are not yet able to return due to remaining COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently looking for an Advanced Foot Care Nurse (RPN) to join the team and help us out! This position is not temporary, as additional coverage will be needed starting in December for an upcoming maternity leave. For more […]

COVID-19 Update – June 19, 2020

Just a quick update.. Unfortunately we are still short on nurses due to COVID-19, with no estimate on when our nurses that cover the West and South end of the city can return to work. They are currently bound by O. Reg. 146/20: ORDER UNDER SUBSECTION 7.0.2 (4) OF THE ACT – LIMITING WORK TO […]


The Ontario Ministry of Health has released new directives to Regulated Health Professionals stating we can now begin a “gradual restart of deferred services”. However, we are encouraged to limit the number of in-person visits for the time being for our safety and the safety of our clients. This means when we work, we will […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: May 20, 2020

Though the Government of Ontario has begun Phase 1 of reopening the province, Phase 1 does not include health professionals such as Foot Care Nurses. Yes, this means you can have your housekeeper/butler but not us! At this time, our regular services remain closed. We are currently waiting on the Ontario Ministry of Health to […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: May 11, 2020

It’s been a few weeks since we have provided an update. With health care services beginning to reopen fully in provinces like Manitoba and New Brunswick, we know it will only be a matter of time before we get word from the Ontario Government as well. We’ve been working hard to get the appropriate personal […]

COVID-19 Update – April 20, 2020

We continue to cancel appointments one week ahead until the situation changes or we hear from the Ontario Ministry of Health that we can resume our regular services. We were also informed that the Olde Forge has cancelled the foot clinic for April 30th. Although foot care nurses are now able to provide emergency care […]

COVID-19 Update – April 6, 2020

This morning we have no new updates to provide to our clients. Once again I am in process of cancelling appointments for next week (April 13 -17). Clients with appointments will either be contacted by phone or email. I have a helper keeping me company this morning as I make those cancellations 🐱 As we receive updates […]


In the foot care nursing community there has been debate regarding what care is considered essential or non-essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Provinces such as British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan have taken very strong stances in regards to shutting down nursing foot care in their provinces, Ontario has only put recommendations that if it […]

COVID-19 Update – March 30, 2020

Good day everyone, We haven’t heard anything on our end in regards to a timeline on suspended services. The truth is we don’t know how long this will last, but must remain closed until further notice. We are continuing to cancel a couple weeks ahead until we hear otherwise from the Ministry. If you have […]