Vivienne graduated in June 2000 from Conestoga College with a certificate in Practical Nursing. During the next 18 years she has had the opportunity to hone her clinical and interpersonal skills in a variety of capacities and areas including: Medicine, CCC (Complex Continuing Care), In-Patient Rehab, FEU(Functional Enhancement Unit), Retirement Home Charge Nurse, Pediatrics, Palliative Care, as a lead clinic nurse in a Family Practice and in the CCAC/LHIN Nursing clinic at Guelph General Hospital. In December 2015, Vivienne Graduated with a specialty of Advanced Nursing Foot Care from Mohawk College and started her own mobile foot care practice, McGaghey’s Foot Care, in Cambridge, Ontario and the surrounding areas.
As an Advanced Foot Care Nurse, Vivienne specializes in the trimming and the reduction of nails, reduction of thickened or ram’s horn nails, treatment and management of ingrown nails, fungal nails, corns, calluses and the treatment of plantar warts. Her professionalism, excellent clinical skills, interpersonal skills and insights into her client’s health issues are just a few of Vivienne’s strong attributes.
Vivienne thrives on teaching and mentoring others within the nursing and foot care profession. She is currently working towards a certification as a Foot Care Nurse Educator with plans to teach foot care skills to new foot care nurses.
She is in good standing and entitled to practice without restrictions with the College of Nurses of Ontario, CAFCN (Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses) and RPNAO (Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario.
During her spare time, Vivienne enjoys spending time with her husband Ben and her two children Rachael and Caleb. They enjoy camping, biking, nature walks, swimming, arts and crafts and spending time with family and friends.
“I believe that keeping my clients well informed about the care I provide helps them be more involved in their health journey and breeds better client outcomes. I love to educate my clients as to what they can do to help themselves heal and thrive.”