Keep up and about with our podiatry services designed for seniors
You do not have to resign yourself to enduring foot pain that can be easily treated. Our range of personalised podiatry services aims to help you achieve that. We provide diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot and lower limb conditions to keep you up and about.
From general care to the management of ongoing conditions and wound care, there are a range of treatment options available for you. Some services may also be accessed as part of your General Practitioner Care Management Plan.
Taking good care of your feet will allow you to continue living an active and mobile lifestyle. Speak to our Podiatrists today to learn more.
- Learn to recognise and manage the symptoms of foot and lower limb conditions.
- Get the knowledge and treatment you need to improve balance and mobility, thereby reducing your risk of falls.
- Understand the links between foot health and overall wellbeing.
Podiatry services for seniors:
Get your happy feet moving. Check out some of our podiatry services, including;
- General nail and foot care
- Management of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and other conditions
- Biomechanical assessments, orthotic therapy and injury management
- Annual foot assessment for people with diabetes.
- You need to be aged over 65 or over 50 for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.
- Some services may be available to people aged under 65.
How can I access this service?
You can access this service in several ways, depending on your needs and individual situation.
How can I pay?
There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below. Find out who is entitled to free podiatry services based on a means test screening through My Aged Care.
Home Care Package and Commonwealth Home Support Program options.More information
You can choose to pay for our programs and services yourself if you’re not receiving government funding.
Frequently Asked Questions
This service is suitable for seniors who require personalised help with the diagnosis, treatment and management of feet conditions.
Can the Podiatry service be catered for specific culturally and linguistically diverse/LGBTIQA+ community needs?
Yes, this service can be aligned with your values and preferences. Our Podiatrists will take the time to learn your individual cultural and care needs so they are always considered when making their recommendations. They will also encourage you to set meaningful goals and help you to achieve them. You may also have your preferred support person included during the consultations or access interpreting services if required.
This service is delivered by Registered Podiatrists who are trained experts in feet, ankle and lower limb health.
Yes we do, however the types of services we provide may differ from locations. Please contact us on 1300 782 896 to discuss in-home options.
I am currently on a chronic disease management plan, how do I apply for integratedliving Podiatry services?
Please contact us on 1300 782 896 and we will provide you further details of the application process.
This management plan (formally known as a Enhanced Primary Care Plan or EPC) allows you up to five visits per calendar year for particular health services, including Podiatry.
Under the chronic disease management plan, some may ask "Can I get free podiatry?"
Speak with your General Practitioner for more information or to discuss your eligibility to test if you are entitled to free podiatry services.
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