elder toenail treatment

How to get an elder to cut their toenails?

Try clipping toenails after a warm bath or soak as this softens toenails and makes them easier to cut. Try using a footstool so the elderly person can place their foot on that to cut their toenails. Make sure it is non-slip so they have.

There are long-handled toenail scissors and long-handled clippers. There are also toenail clippers attached to a heavy base.

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How to Toe Nail Clipping for diabetic and elders

An Ingrown toe nail is a nail that has a complex growth curved inwards or outwards into the flesh. It causes distress and a prolonged occurrence of this growth might lead to internal injury characterized by inflammation, pus formation and subsequent bleeding. It is advisable to treat the injury to avoid infection spreading to other areas of the toe.

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