Wound Management Clinic

Overview

Only 26% of all wounds will heal without some medical care. The Prince Edward Family Health Team provides local access to wound care support for rostered patients of all ages. Our wound management nurse provides consistent assessment and treatment of wounds and uses the most appropriate dressing products to promote wound healing.

Our wound management nurse works collaboratively with:

Physicians and Nurse Practitioners
Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Quinte Healthcare Corporation (QHC)
Our Dietitians
Our Pharmacists
Our Diabetes Nurse Educator
Consulting Specialists, and
Other care and service provides as necessary

Goals

The goals of the Wound Management Clinic are to:

Provide high quality wound care based on best practice guidelines
Develop patients' skills to manage wound care at home if appropriate
Provide patients with information to help reduce the risks of infection and other complications

Services

Our Wound Management Nurse will:

Assess your wound
Discuss treatment options
Provide wound care
Record healing progress
Communicate regularly with your health care provider
Provide education and skills training as needed
Arrange follow-up appointments or referrals as needed

Links of Interest

Canadian Association of Wound Care 

Woundpedia 

Locations and Hours of Operation

You will need a referral from your Primary Health Care provider, to obtain an appointment with our Certified Wound Management Nurse.

Sandbanks Medical Centre
12 Prince Edward Drive
Wellington
Tuesday and Thursday

Harbourview Clinic
35 Bridge Street, Suite 1
Picton
Friday

Contact

Sylvia Kempers, RN, Wound Care Specialist

Wellington Location 613-399-1281 ext. 7
Picton Location 613-476-0400 ext. 215

For information about the Store Forward Dermatology Program click here


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