300 S. Prairieville St
PO Box 991
Athens, TX 75751
Toll Free: 877-596-3500
M-F 9am - 4pm
Wound Care is an all too common problem for senior citizens. There are many factors to consider in the risk and cause of wounds and Pressure Ulcers. Often times wounds are overlooked and thought to be superficial, when in fact, they can become extremely dangerous and very painful.
Our WCC’s are licensed specialty nurses who are responsible for planning and providing care for patients with complicated wounds, pressure ulcers, and/or any patient who has a potential skin care problem, in order to assist the patient in a achieving a maximum level of wellness and independence. The WCC will consult with other members of the health care team in the management of acute and chronic wounds, and will be actively involved in the management and prevention of pressure ulcers. The WCC will take the following steps to ensure you are provided with care that exceeds expectations:
Anyone at any age or at any time can get a general wound. Pressure ulcers, however, do not occur on such a broad spectrum as general wounds.
The best way to treat a general wound or pressure ulcer is to know the preventions. As soon as you see a red spot, consider it a warning that your skin could open into a more serious situation.
Vision: Our vision is to simply exceed the quality and service expectations of those we serve…
Philosophy: Our philosophy is providing patient care to the best of our ability in an effort to promote healing while maintaining respect through teamwork…
Mission Statement: Outstanding Service with Integrity.