Wound Care

Healing wounds is an important step in the rehabilitation process. When you are admitted, our wound care team assesses your wound, including where you are in the healing process, and develops a plan of care specifically for you.

The goal of our wound care is for you to experience:

  • Improved overall emotional well-being
  • Improved ability to perform daily activities, such as taking a shower or working on a hobby
  • Improved quality of life, becoming more independent and self-reliant
  • Fewer complications and hospitalizations
  • Increased knowledge regarding disease process and its management
  • Increased strength and endurance

Our full range of services, which follow national standards of care and research, may include but are not limited to: 

  • Surgical services and consultations, including debridement and surgical wound closure
  • Daily physician visits and a wide scope of physician consults
  • Acute care level nursing staff services
  • Identification and treatment of conditions that impede healing
  • Wound assessment and photo documentation
  • Pressure reduction surface/mattresses or specialized beds
  • State-of-the-art treatments and procedures
  • Functional and nutritional assessments
  • Vacuum-assisted wound device
  • Pulsatile lavage/localized hydrotherapy
  • Wide variety of topical agents
  • Interdisciplinary team conferences with you and your family 
  • Education for you and your family 
  • IV antibiotics
  • In-house radiology, pharmacy and lab services
  • Fistula Management
  • Ostomy Care

Some of the wounds we treat are: 

  • Surgical Wounds 
    • Open non-healing post-surgical wounds
    • Localized incisions
    • Infected and/or draining wounds
  • Pressure Ulcers with Complications 
    • Multiple stage II
    • Stage III or IV

Other wounds associated with:

  • Infections requiring IV antibiotics
  • Wounds requiring frequent dressing changes
  • Amputations
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Necrotizing fasciitis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Venous stasis
  • Post-trauma
  • Burns
  • Arterial wounds