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St Joseph's Care Group
Regional Wound Care Program

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Description
A specialized outpatient program to support individuals with wounds that are slow to heal
  • Supports the physical, mental, emotional, environmental, nutritional and financial needs of the individual
  • Provides consultation with other healthcare providers as needed
  • Provides Telemedicine appointments as appropriate
  • Offers a multidisciplinary team consisting of Enterostomal Therapy Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Social Worker, Chiropodist, and Physician
Eligibility
Individuals with:
  • A wound that has not decreased in size by 40% within four weeks of being treated
  • A chronic disease as a risk factor, such as Diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, arthritis, neurological disease
  • Weakness and/or limited mobility
  • Poor nutritional intake and poor appetite
  • Obesity or are underweight
  • Difficulties performing self-care tasks such as hygiene
Application Process
Referrals can be made by the client, family, caregiver or healthcare professionals
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 22, 2019

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