Wound Care Program

Our comprehensive interdisciplinary wound care team works with our patients and their family to manage and prevent wounds. This team communicates closely with the referring physician to address the nutritional, psychological and spiritual needs of the patient. St. Francis established the first wound care program in the Topeka service area.

The wound care team consists of:

  • Patient and family
  • Consulting physicians as needed
  • Dietitian
  • Wound care specialty nurse
  • Medical director
  • Occupational therapist
  • Orthotist
  • Physical therapist
  • Physical therapist assistant
  • Psychologist

Individuals experiencing the following types of wounds would benefit from the St. Francis Wound Care Program:

  • Arterial ulcers
  • Burns
  • Diabetic/neuropathic ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous ulcers
  • The Wound Care Program provides a comprehensive line of services, including:
  • Anodyne therapy
  • Dressing changes
  • Lymphedema management
  • Medication management
  • Surgical debridement  

For more information about the Wound Care Program, please call 785-295-8346.