Menu

Skin & Wound Care

Dressing & management of complex wounds & skin injuries

The skin is the largest organ of the body and maintaining it's integrity is important for good health.

Home Nursing care is available to treat skin conditions and provide wound care under the supervision of your doctor, at home where you are most comfortable.

Left untreated, skin conditions and wounds can lead to:

Infection

Loss of functionality

Amputation

Hospitalization

Death

Some common causes of wounds to the skin can include:

Being immobile (pressure injuries or bed sores)

Trauma injury to the skin for a knock or bump

Friction caused by shoes, clothing or bedding

Slow to heal surgical incisions

Underlying medical conditions such as diabetes or some types of vascular disease

Get fast treatment for your skin and wound care needs

Home Nursing for skin and wound care is guided by the treatment recommendations of your doctor and may include:


Cleaning wounds

Dressing wounds with appropriate bandages and medications

Treating infections

Administering medications

Using aids such as support stockings

How to get Skin and Wound Care

The care team at CarePilot has extensive experience in the  Skin and Wound Care. They understand the complexities of managing skin health conditions and how important it can be to get the right care at the right time and in the comfort of your own home. Let CarePilot’s Care Managers coordinate a Home Nursing service for discreet skin and wound care for you so you don’t have to worry.

Medicare and private insurance may cover some care options and there may be government subsidized programs for which you are eligible that can help offset costs. To understand your options, book an appointment with one of CarePilot’s expert Care Managers.

“CarePilot’s support is good for mum and me. Whilst I am away for work I have the confidence she is being well looked after.”

Craig E.