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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
  • We also provide support for ostomy care

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.


Our team has expertise in supporting and educating patients, managing their supplies and treating skin care issues and associated wounds or problems to promote self-sufficiency in their ostomy care.

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Wound Care Clinic