Wound Care

Wound Care Clinic

If your wound won’t heal through standard therapies, our wound care team at Westerly Hospital can help you create a personalized treatment plan to meet your unique needs. Consisting of a specially-trained Registered Nurse Practitioner, nurses and physical therapists, we also work in close collaboration with area surgeons.

Hard-to-Heal Wounds

Patients with chronic, non-healing wounds often have underlying health issues, which prevent natural healing. Common underlying medical conditions include diabetes, vascular disease and immobility.

Common Wound Management Indications:
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Vascular ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Post-surgical wounds
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Other chronic, non-healing wounds

Treatment of Hard-to-Heal Wounds

Available treatment options include:

  • Advanced wound dressings
  • Compression wrapping
  • Negative-pressure therapy
  • Bioengineered tissue application
  • Debridement therapy

Schedule an Appointment

If you have a wound that will not heal using standard treatments, please call the Wound Care Clinic at 401-348-3585.

Westerly Hospital’s Wound Care Clinic is located on the third floor of the main hospital building.