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Wound Care Program

The board-certified wound care nurse specialists at Partners HealthCare at Home are at the forefront of treatment and prevention of acute and chronic wounds for patients in the home environment.

The breadth of their experience in teaching hospitals, long-term care facilities and the community enriches the care of our patients.

To learn more about the Wound Care Program from Partners HealthCare at Home or to make a referral, call (844) 744-4200.

How Our Wound Care Program Can Help

Wound care nurse specialists improve patient care by:

  • Providing access to state-of-the-art wound care treatment techniques
  • Recognizing wound problems quickly and taking action
  • Developing personalized care plans in collaboration with doctors, the clinical team and family members
  • Providing ongoing consultation and education on wound care

 

Treatment and consultation is offered to patient with:

  • Traumatic wounds
  • Surgical wounds
  • Pressure ulcers (bed sores)
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Arterial ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Fistulas
  • Ostomies
  • Tubes and drains
  • Wounds such as those caused by radiation, neoplasm and others

 

Personalized care plans address all factors that impact the healing process, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
  • Neurological status
  • Nutritional status
  • Environmental issues
  • Support systems
  • Function and mobility
  • Durable medical equipment (DME) needs
  • Education needs and willingness to learn