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Wounds - South West

Wounds are injuries to the skin and other soft tissues caused by trauma, a surgical incision or prolonged pressure. Bed sores (also known as decubitus ulcers or pressure ulcers) occur on areas of the skin that are under pressure causing the blood supply to be reduced when a person is bedridden or unable to sense pain. The capacity of a wound to heal depends in part on its depth, as well as on the overall health and nutritional status of the individual.

A wound management guide to choosing proper dressings is posted by London Health Sciences Centre.

The resources on the South West Regional Wound Care Program support the delivery of a standardized level of excellent evidence-based wound care across the South West.

These services serve all or part of South West
Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound Hospital - Diabetes Grey Bruce - Diabetic Foot Ulcer Clinic  
Ambulatory Care Department, 1800 8th St E, Owen Sound, ON  N4K 6M9
519-376-2121 ext 2876 or 2796 Add to Clipboard
London Diabetes Foot Clinic  
310 Wellington Rd, London, ON  N6C 4P4
519-432-9468 Add to Clipboard
St Joseph's Health Care London - Parkwood Institute - Ambulatory Care - Wound Care  
550 Wellington Rd, Rm B2-122, London, ON  N6A 4V2
519-646-6100 ext 44027 Add to Clipboard
St Joseph's Health Care London - St Joseph's Family Medical and Dental Centre - Primary Care Diabetes Support Program  
268 Grosvenor St, London, ON  N6G 1J1
519-646-6000 ext 67268 Add to Clipboard
Tobermory Hyperbaric Facility  
7275 Hwy 6, Box 220, Tobermory, ON  N0H 2R0
519-596-2306 Add to Clipboard
West Elgin Community Health Centre - Chiropody Services  
153 Main St, West Lorne, ON  N0L 2P0
519-768-1715 Add to Clipboard

These services are located outside of South West, but provide service to South West.
Wounds Canada  
York Mills Plaza, PO Box 35569, North York, ON  M2L 2Y4
416-485-2292 Add to Clipboard

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