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Foot Care Nurse

A professional advanced diabetic foot care nurse is specifically trained to allow for the treatment and prevention of foot health issues related to diabetes and other illnesses. All age groups are welcome. We serve as a valuable resource for information that helps patients manage their own health for long-term wellness. Nurses use the same standardized peer-reviewed guidelines, teaching materi... Read More

A professional advanced diabetic foot care nurse is specifically trained to allow for the treatment and prevention of foot health issues related to diabetes and other illnesses. All age groups are welcome. We serve as a valuable resource for information that helps patients manage their own health for long-term wellness. Nurses use the same standardized peer-reviewed guidelines, teaching materials and suggested care plans to provide Gold Standard Care!

Michelle De Grandmont is a bilingual registered advanced diabetic foot care nurse with over 15 years of experience in the health care sector. Michelle’s desire to share knowledge and connect with people, has directed her to several positions which include teaching at Foot Canada Training, holding the position of the Ontario Provincial Advisor for the Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses and, previously, as an instructor at Algonquin College where she developed an innovative and highly successful advanced diabetic foot care program. Specializing in gerontology, acute care medicine, diabetes and holistic healing modalities, Michelle is also a frequent motivational speaker on best practice adherence in nursing foot care. Most notably, Michelle is the founder, owner and operator of Soft Soles Advanced Diabetic Foot Care. Soft Soles takes a three-pronged approach to foot care by meeting the lower limb health care needs of communities, connecting individuals to local organizations and resources, and offering new foot care nurses training, education, employment opportunities, professional support and mentoring. Through the delivery of foot care clinics in the Ottawa area, Soft Soles carries out its mandate to provide knowledge and tools to maintain and foster independence. The company’s motto is “Knowledge is power. Empower yourself!” Michelle’s most recent accomplishment is being named the Assistant Director of Nurses for Foot Canada Training where she will further contribute to the field of foot care nursing through the development of education for nurses.

Michelle De Grandmont is a bilingual registered advanced diabetic foot care nurse with over 15 ye... Read More

Amber has been a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario since 1998. Specializing in acute care medicine, and community health, Amber brings a passion for teaching and administering care to clients in their home. Amber employs a holistic approach to each person she meets, enjoying teaching, sharing of stories, and forming quality relationships. Amber carries advanced diabetic foot care certification and provides excellent gold standard service to all of her clients.

Outside of nursing, Amber is an avid reader, quilter, scrapbooker, and a novice guitar player. She enjoy physical activities such as running, hiking with her dog, and staying active with her family. Communication skills and humor are the highlights of her personality.

“Nursing is a great privilege. I love seeing people in their homes, surrounded by the relics of their life, personal momentos, and family photographs. I feel a great connection and bond to the clients that welcome me into their home.”

Amber has been a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario since 19... Read More

Clara joins Soft Soles after having spent 8 years in health care and truly found her love for nursing while working in direct patient care for family physicians. Clara is passionate when it comes to preventative care and education. Specializing in care of the elderly and those with Diabetes. Discovering that many people need foot care, education in proper foot hygiene and the effect on their independence. Clara graduated with honors from The Algonquin College one year advanced diabetic foot care certificate program, Clara is an avid learner and has recently completed the Diabetes Educator Certificate Program through the University of Toronto; Soft Soles is privileged to have such a committed nurse on our Team!

Clara joins Soft Soles after having spent 8 years in health care and truly found her love for nur... Read More

Shuang yan came to Canada when she was 29. She previously worked as a teacher in China, gaining experience building respectful and professional relationship with clients. Upon arriving in Canada , She first worked as import and export agent in Montreal and then ran her own restaurant in Ottawa. These positions required her to effectively communicate with clients in English, French and Mandarin. Since 2017, she has been working as a registered practical nurse with specialty in geriatric care. While working in this position , she gained an appreciation for the importance of the foot care. Because of the professional interest , Shuang yan joined Soft Soles as an advanced diabetic foot care nurse to promote foot health.

Shuang yan came to Canada when she was 29. She previously worked as a teacher in China, gaining e... Read More

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