Wound Care

Wound Care

Our wound care physician and treatment team offer negative pressure wound therapy (wound vac) and bedside debridement when necessary.

Glen Oaks Health and Rehabilitation Center 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 protocol and methods include: (a) a complete wound history; (b) skin assessment; (c) nutritional assessment; (d) nursing and wound care specialist consultation and treatment and (e) rehabilitation (f) education.

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, DTI
  • 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
  • Hydrotherapy localized to wound area
  • Pain management
  • Nursing staff services
  • Specialty support surfaces, matresses, low air loss / alternating pressure.