Wound Care at Home in Chicago
The Northwest Home Health & Rehab team is here to help patients with one thing: healing. Our Wound Care Team is highly skilled in the many different ways that a body needs to recover after trauma or surgery. Surgical wounds can need extensive care after a patient returns home, and it is sometimes more than friends and family members are prepared to handle.
The Wound Care Team at Northwest Home Health & Rehab helps the body heal and assists patients in achieving their full, optimal recovery. In coordination with the patient’s physician, we assess, treat and follow care plans designed to meet the recovery needs of the individual patient. From managing pain to relieving pressure ulcers, our wound care services vary greatly, including:
- Topical Dressings
- Vacuum-assisted Closure
- Compression Therapy
- Ostomy and Stoma Care
- Provides instruction to patients and their families on proper care.
- Coordinates wound care supplies.
- Performs a wound assessment during every visit.
- Consults on proper nutrition, as needed.