Wound Care

Wound Care

Glen Elston Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre believes complex wound care is important to the overall well-being, recovery and improved long-term prognosis of those guests requiring comprehensive treatment. Our specialized medical staff focuses on positive outcomes, which restores skin health and the prevention of future wound complications. Our wound care physicians and treatment team offer wound vacs and bedside debridement where necessary.

Our professional team includes:

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Wound Care Physician
  • Wound Coordinator
  • Wound Nursing Team
  • Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Rehabilitation Therapists Specializing in Wound Care
  • Registered Dietician/Nutritionist
  • Social Workers/Case Managers
  • Activity Counselors

We provide wound care for the following:

  • Surgical wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
    * stages I-IV, unstageable
  • Other Wounds
    * diabetic ulcers
    * venous/stasis ulcers
    * traumatic wounds
    * amputations
    * burns
    * ischemic ulcers
    * wound flaps
    * osteomyelitis
    * arterial ulcers

We provide a complete range of services addressing the highest standards of care
and wound management protocol. Our services include:

  • A complete wound history and assessment
  • Medical consultation
  • Physician debridement (if required)
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Wound cleansing and dressing application with topical agents
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Mist therapy
  • Vacuum assisted wound device
  • Pulse lavage
  • Hydrotherapy localized to wound area
  • Pain management
  • Nursing staff services
  • Specialty support surfaces (beds)