Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Care Management provided within the safety and privacy of your own home.

Our team of nationally accredited wound, ostomy, and continence care Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Physical/Occupational Therapists utilizes evidence-based protocols to care for your new wound, chronic wound and/or ostomy.

From our very first visit, we provide a robust plan of care to ensure collaboration with your primary care provider and get you on your way to healing and/or managing your wound and/or ostomy, through a combination of in person, virtual, and telehealth visits.

Who qualifies for Wound & Ostomy Care Management?

  • Skilled Home Health patients with a chronic or new wound
  • Skilled Home Health patients with a new, complex, or complicated ostomy

Are you not receiving Skilled Home Health services?  

  • Outpatient wound and ostomy care management is offered under most insurances. Skilled home health requires a homebound status.

Benefits of Wound & Ostomy Care Management:

  • Reduced risk of recurrence and infection due to focus on prevention and early detection of potential complications
  • Collaboration with other healthcare professionals; including registered nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists; community providers like, Primary Care Providers, surgeons, and specialists; pharmacists/pharmacies, Durable Medical Equipment providers, local hospitals, and outpatient clinics.
  • Increased compliance with Federal and State regulatory bodies through implementation of evidence-based care practices and protocols
  • Reduced cost of products through implementation of clinical guidelines for choosing appropriate products and education.

Wound & Skin Care Services:

  • Risk assessment and prevention strategies
  • Simple to complex treatment modalities
  • Moisture associated skin damage (MASD) prevention strategies and treatment
  • Topical treatment recommendations
  • Nutrition assessment and education
  • Debridement and chemical cauterization
  • Complex fistula and tube management

Ostomy and Continent Diversion Services:

  • Stoma site selection
  • Preoperative education and teaching
  • Simple to complex pouching system fitting
  • Postoperative care and education
  • Treatment of peristomal skin complications
  • Sexual counseling
  • Dietary counseling and education
  • Support and advocacy

Bowel and Bladder Continence Services

  • Management of reversible causes of incontinence
  • Incontinence associate dermatitis (IAD) education and management
  • Behavior modification with incontinence
  • Individualized product selection
  • Containment device fitting
  • Pelvic muscle re-education
  • Biofeedback modalities
  • Simple to complex skin care education and management
  • Catheter associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) education, prevention and management
  • Intermittent catheterization education

If you could benefit from any of our wound care services, talk with your primary care physician or attending doctor about having a referral made to Andwell Health Partners. You can also call our Intake Team at (207) 777-7740.