How can professional wound care help?
Wound healing is a complex process, where the skin and tissues heal themselves. It needs extra care in some cases as there are chances of infection which can create further health issues. We at health2home provide wound care services. Our home care nurses can help you in healing the wound with their expertise. The quick healing and recovery will facilitate you in getting back to your normal life at the earliest.
What kind of wounds need special attention?
Surgical incisions: The surgical incisions need special care post any kind of surgery. If you choose our home care services for wound care, our expert nurses will visit you daily and make sure to change the dressing, look out for infections for a quicker healing.
Stoma care: Home care nurses can provide care for individuals with stomas, which are surgically created openings on the abdomen for urine or stool elimination. They assist with stoma care, including cleaning, proper placement of ostomy appliances, managing peristomal skin complications, and offering education on self-care and lifestyle adjustments.
Pressure Ulcers: Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores or pressure sores, can develop when there is prolonged pressure on the skin. Our home care nurses can assess the severity of the pressure ulcer, implement preventive measures, and provide appropriate wound care to promote healing and prevent further complications.
Foot Ulcers: Individuals with diabetes may develop foot ulcers due to poor circulation and neuropathy. Our home care nurses play a crucial role in managing diabetic foot ulcers, including wound cleaning, dressing changes, offloading techniques, and providing education on foot care.
Chronic Wounds: Chronic wounds are wounds that have difficulty healing within a typical timeframe, often due to underlying conditions like venous insufficiency, arterial disease, or compromised immune function. Our home care nurses can manage these wounds, including the use of advanced wound therapies, optimizing wound environment, and coordinating with doctors for comprehensive care.
Why is wound care important?
Prevents infection: Covering the wound with dressing and bandages can reduce the risk of infection. Our homecare professional will make sure that dressing is changed regularly and will also keep track of bleeding, any kind of discharge, odor and will lookout for infection.
Speeds Healing: Expert wound care will not only prevent infection but will also expedite the healing process.
Minimizes Scarring: If taken proper care, you won’t have to worry about big scars left at the wound site.
It’s important to note that the scope of wounds that can be managed by home care nurses may vary depending on the individual’s condition, the complexity of the wound, and the available resources. In some cases, if the wound is complex or requires specialized care, home care nurses may collaborate with wound care specialists.
If you or your loved ones need a home care nurse to assist them with the above-mentioned types of wounds you can book an appointment with us today. No matter what your home healthcare needs are we are always here to support you, if you have any further questions or need more details get in touch with us.