Caring for Your Wound at Home: Changing a DressingCare at Home Dressing

Prendre soin de votre plaie à domicile: Le changement d’un pansement

Are you providing wound care at home without hands-on help from a health-care professional? This resource walks you through a simple, step-by-step process for changing a dressing, checking on how the wound is doing and giving information on when to call a health-care professional for help.

 

 

Caring for Your Swollen Legs at Home: Preventing and Managing Venous Leg UlcersCare at Home VLU

Do you, or someone you are caring for at home, have swollen legs? This resource outlines possible causes of leg swelling, provides information on what you can do at home to prevent or manage swelling should it occur and outlines when to call a health-care professional for help.

 

 

Caring for Pressure Injuries at Home: Preventing and Managing Pressure InjuriesPI cover thumbnail

Do you, or someone you are caring for at home, have a pressure injury? Are you or they at risk of developing a pressure injury? This resource outlines the many things you can safely do to prevent a pressure injury from developing or to care for an existing pressure injury.

 

 

Caring for Your Feet: Safe Foot Care if You Have DiabetesPI cover thumbnail pdf (2.17 MB)

Patients with diabetes and their care partners can use this simple guide to care for their feet at home.

 

 

 

Diabetic Foot Complications: When is it an emergency?PI cover thumbnail pdf (2.25 MB)

Patients with diabetes and their care partners can use this simple guide to help prevent or care for diabetic foot complications at home.

 

 

Caring for Yourself After Surgery: Preventing Surgical Site InfectionsSurgical

This resource provides guidance on things patients and their care partners can do before and after surgery to help prevent infections and recognize the signs of infections if they do occur.

 

 

 

Caring for Easily Damaged Skin: Preventing and Managing Moisture-associated Skin DamageScreen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.53.59 AM

This simple guide is intended to help patients and their care partners prevent and care for moisture-associated skin damage. It provides guidance on things to do to help prevent this condition and recognize the signs of any complications if they do occur.

 

 

Preventing and Managing Skin Injuries: Minor Cuts (Cuts, Scrapes and Bruises)Screen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.56.57 AM

This simple guide can be used by people of all ages to help keep their skin healthy by preventing minor skin injuries. The information in this resource applies to everyone, but is especially important for individuals who are at high risk for skin injuries.

 

 

Burns: Preventing and Managing Skin Injuries Burns cover thumbnail

This simple guide can be used by patients and their care partners for preventing or caring for burns at home.

 

 

 

Keeping Your Home Safe: Preventing Skin Injuries for the Whole FamilyScreen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.58.30 AM

This simple guide that can be used by families to prevent skin injuries at home.

 

 

 

 

We acknowledge the support of the Red Cross and the Government of Canada RC logo english

Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg

 Diabetes Education Centre - Clinic J (Purple Bear Zone Level 2)

  • Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tel: 204-787-7852
  • The Diabetes Education Centre offers classes and individual education sessions on topics related to managing diabetes, including:
    • What is diabetes?
    • Blood glucose monitoring
    • Healthy eating / meal planning
    • How to prevent / manage complications of diabetes
    • Physical activity
    • Foot care
    • Medications
    • Self management skills
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  • Our nurse educators and registered dietitians will work with you to develop your diabetes management plan.

 

Diabetic Foot Clinic  - Clinic D (Purple Bear Zone)

Tuesday, 7am – 1pm

Tel:  (204) 787-4654

 

Orthopedic Clinic - Clinic D (Purple Bear Zone)

Dr. Mario Dascal, Monday, Thursday & Friday

Tel: (204) 787-3231

Caring for Your Wound at Home: Changing a DressingCare at Home Dressing

Prendre soin de votre plaie à domicile: Le changement d’un pansement

Are you providing wound care at home without hands-on help from a health-care professional? This resource walks you through a simple, step-by-step process for changing a dressing, checking on how the wound is doing and giving information on when to call a health-care professional for help.

 

 

Caring for Your Swollen Legs at Home: Preventing and Managing Venous Leg UlcersCare at Home VLU

Do you, or someone you are caring for at home, have swollen legs? This resource outlines possible causes of leg swelling, provides information on what you can do at home to prevent or manage swelling should it occur and outlines when to call a health-care professional for help.

 

 

Caring for Pressure Injuries at Home: Preventing and Managing Pressure InjuriesPI cover thumbnail

Do you, or someone you are caring for at home, have a pressure injury? Are you or they at risk of developing a pressure injury? This resource outlines the many things you can safely do to prevent a pressure injury from developing or to care for an existing pressure injury.

 

 

Caring for Your Feet: Safe Foot Care if You Have DiabetesPI cover thumbnail pdf (2.17 MB)

Patients with diabetes and their care partners can use this simple guide to care for their feet at home.

 

 

 

Diabetic Foot Complications: When is it an emergency?PI cover thumbnail pdf (2.25 MB)

Patients with diabetes and their care partners can use this simple guide to help prevent or care for diabetic foot complications at home.

 

 

Caring for Yourself After Surgery: Preventing Surgical Site InfectionsSurgical

This resource provides guidance on things patients and their care partners can do before and after surgery to help prevent infections and recognize the signs of infections if they do occur.

 

 

 

Caring for Easily Damaged Skin: Preventing and Managing Moisture-associated Skin DamageScreen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.53.59 AM

This simple guide is intended to help patients and their care partners prevent and care for moisture-associated skin damage. It provides guidance on things to do to help prevent this condition and recognize the signs of any complications if they do occur.

 

 

Preventing and Managing Skin Injuries: Minor Cuts (Cuts, Scrapes and Bruises)Screen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.56.57 AM

This simple guide can be used by people of all ages to help keep their skin healthy by preventing minor skin injuries. The information in this resource applies to everyone, but is especially important for individuals who are at high risk for skin injuries.

 

 

Burns: Preventing and Managing Skin Injuries Burns cover thumbnail

This simple guide can be used by patients and their care partners for preventing or caring for burns at home.

 

 

 

Keeping Your Home Safe: Preventing Skin Injuries for the Whole FamilyScreen Shot 2020 10 30 at 11.58.30 AM

This simple guide that can be used by families to prevent skin injuries at home.

 

 

 

 

We acknowledge the support of the Red Cross and the Government of Canada RC logo english

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Special event

November 11, 2018, in London, Ontario

Wounds Canada is hosting a special FREE event on November 11, 2018, at the London Convention Centre in London, Ontario. This event is for the public, patients, family members and caregivers. This event is completely complimentary.

Register: click here

Agenda

8:30–9:15 a.m.

Patients’ and Clinicians’ Experiences of Wound Care in Canada
Presenters: Linda O'Rourke, Kevin Woo
Moderator: Kevin Woo

9:20–10:05 a.m.

The Who’s Who in Wound Care for Patients
Presenters: Jason Altenberg, Susie Jin, Ellen MacKay, Deidre O'Sullivan-Drombolis, Surkhab Peerzada
Moderator: Surkhab Peerzada

10:05–10:20 a.m.: Break

10:20–12:15 p.m.

Healthier Skin for You and Your Parents
•Protecting Your Skin as You Age
•First Aid at Home, Work and Play
•Beyond First Aid: What to do when the sore won’t heal
Presenters: Susie Jin, Punkuj Chawla
Moderators: Jason Altenberg, Surkhab Peerzada

Register: click here

 

 

 

 

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