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

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 (2.18 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.

 

 

New! 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.

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