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Programs & Services


Wound Clinic - Integrated Home Care Program

A Division of Integrated Home Care, this specialty wound clinic provides consultation for wound care management for acute and complex chronic wounds.

Services are provided for the following:

  • diabetes (diabetic) - acute wound management with follow-up
  • care planning with consultation for chronic complex diabetic wounds
  • gait and footwear for clients who experience a wound as a result of neuropathy and walking
  • gait assessment for clients with associated plantar foot wounds
  • biomechanical assessment to determine pressure sources for wound
  • referral with assessment for custom made footwear according to Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) guidelines for those clients with associated wounds
  • wound care and prevention
  • multi-disciplinary team - assess, manages and treats acute and complex chronic wounds
  • assume care for client with acute and/or complex chronic wounds in partnership with physicians and surgeons or on a consultative basis
  • Adjunctive Therapies such as Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT), Ultrasound, E-Stim and Total Contact Casting (TCC) for the alternative means of treating wounds
  • provide drop-in wound care support for homeless and / or marginalized clients

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Location Info
4th Floor
Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
Telephone
403-943-1920 (Community Care Access)
Fax
403-943-1602 (Fax referrals to)
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient pay parking
Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Sunday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
dieticians, doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), orthotists, physical therapists (PTs), registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Clients receiving Home Care services in the Calgary zone with complex chronic wounds.

Referral Needed

Physician or nurse practitioner referral not required. Clients must have a most responsible practitioner (MRP) such as physician or nurse practioner.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Fees

Clients have to pay for:

  • dressing supplies
  • if client eligible for the shoe program or compression hosiery through AADL, the client cost share is 25% of the total amount
  • fee for parking

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Previous
Integrated Home Care Wound Clinic, Sheldon Chumir Wound Clinic, Wound Centre
Preferred
Sheldon M. Chumir Wound Clinic, Integrated Home Care Program
Other
Wound Clinic