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Wound Management Clinic

Overview

Provide quality wound care based on Best Practice Guidelines; provide patients with information to help reduce the risks of infection and other complications; develop patients skills to manage wound care at home if appropriate.

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

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

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

Wound Care Program Team

Deborah Finnegan, Sylvia Kempers, Kate Martin, Dr. Cliff Rice,

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