SelfCare Understanding for Feet (SCUFF)

SCUFF educates people about self management of their foot health and care.  Sessions are available to community groups upon request.

Program Information

Who is it for?

Clients who have difficulty maintaining their toenails are provided with long- handled nail files; they and their carers are educated on self care.

Clients with corns and calluses are advised to make footwear changes as this is often the cause of problems. Information about appropriate footwear will be provided during the SCUFF sessions

How much time will it take?

1 hour

When is it held?

SCUFF groups are offered throughout the year as well as upon request

Where is it held?

Ballarat Community Health - 

  • 260 Vickers St, Sebastopol
  • Cooinda, 10 Learmonth Road, Wendouree
  • 12 Lilburne Street, Lucas
  • Community settings upon request

Cost

Free

Who provides it?

Podiatrist

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 5338 4593 to speak to the Intake worker or fax 5339 3044