Long-Term Care Wound Care Program


    Description du programme

    The Essity Wound Care Program will help you create a standardized process-driven approach towards proactively assessing and managing wounds using evidence based structured frameworks, such as; the Tissue, Infection/Inflammation, Moisture Balance, and Wound Edge, (T.I.M.E) method for Wound Bed Preparation, as well as Pressure Injury risk, and Wound Assessments.

    The program resources provide the tools to support your Quality Improvement Plans and Indicator Reporting for skin and wound care. Essity Account Managers and Clinical Advisors can provide the necessary guidance on developing and building your program and product selection.

    You can access and build your program in stages progressing through categories such as; Wound Bed Preparation, Pressure Injuries, Incontinence Management, Skin Tears and Venous Leg Ulcers, and use the tools provided to create realistic action plans for quality care.

    Long-Term Care Wound Care Program includes:


    Wound Bed Preparation

    Wound bed preparation an essential first step in preparing the wound for healing, it involves cleansing and the removal of surface contaminants and microorganisms from the wound and peri-wound surface.


    Venous Leg Ulcers

    Chronic venous insufficiency is the most common underlying cause of a venous leg ulcer. Compromised blood flow to the heart is mainly caused by venous valve incompetence. As a consequence, nutrients and oxygen are unable to diffuse to the skin, causing death of skin tissue and the development of a venous leg ulcer.


    Skin Tears

    A separation of the layers of skin as a result of trauma, skin tears are painful, they usually occur on the arms, hands and legs.


    Incontinence Management

    Incontinence Management: Effective continence care and management is essential to ensuring skin integrity and avoidance of Incontinence Associated Dermatitis. Incontinence Associated Dermatitis is a painful inflammation of the skin in the perineal area that occurs in the presence of urine and or stool.


    Pressure Injuries

    Local damage to skin and soft tissue, occurring as a result of prolonged pressure usually over a boney prominence.

    Access our Long-Term Care Wound Care program on TENA NET.

    Registration on TENA NET is required to access the full Long-Term Care Wound Care Program 

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