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Wound and stoma care services

Skin, as the body barrier, protects us against the invasion of bacteria. If any wound is in inappropriate care, it may possibly lead to infection or other complications. If Chronic wound becomes non-healing, patients may need to endure the pain. It may also cause inconvenience or even distress to their daily life. Wound and stoma care services of Union hospital is provided by wound and stoma care certified nurse, cooperating with our different specialty teams, in order to serve with the holistic and comprehensive care. Our wound and stoma care nurse will undergo the professional wound or stoma assessment, related care and managements for clients. We will also monitor the healing progress, and provide the specific wound care education to clients and care givers, so as to speed up the healing progress and alleviate the discomfort of the patients.

Scope of Services:
In the aspect of wound and stoma care, hospital has introduced advanced dressing materials which not only speed up the healing progress of patients but also provide comfort to them. Our nurses, with professional knowledge and technique, would provide suitable, comfortable, advanced and personalized high-quality care services to patients according to their individual needs.
  • Comprehensive Wound Care
  • Stoma Care
  • Incontinence Skin Care


Comprehensive Wound Care:

  • Wound management
    Wound Types:
    • Chronic Wound
        e.g.: Chronic Foot Ulcer, Diabetics Ulcer, Zoster Sore, Cancerous Wound, Pressure Ulcer and other non-healing wounds
    • Acute Wound
        e.g.: Burn, Scald, and Laceration, Abrasion, Skin Tear, other traumatic wounds or surgical wounds.
    There are wide variety of wound types, you are welcome to contact us for more details.

  • Related wound care education to patients and care givers
    • Self-dressing techniques
    • What to do if the dressing got contaminated
    • Prevention of pressure ulcer
    • Foot care for Diabetic patients
    • Foot care for patients with varicose vein

  • Education on home care and daily life modification
    • Wound protection during shower or travel
    • Choice of clothes and stockings

  • Surrounding skin care
    • Care of surrounding skin itchiness
    • Care of surrounding skin dryness

  • Advice on diet

Stoma Care:

  • Before operation:
    • Stoma siting
    • Explanation on stoma nature to reduce patient's worries
    • Introduction on post-operative stoma care
    • Provision of support and counseling to patients and relatives

  • After operation:
    • Post-operative stoma care
    • Education on home care and daily life modification
    • Management on complicated stoma problem
    • Parastomal skin care

Incontinence Skin Care:

  • Wound or dermatitis related to fecal or urinary incontinence
  • Specific home care for incontinence patients
  • Continence care education for patients, relatives and care workers

Booking and Enquiry: (852) 2608 3454
*Referred by Doctor
Service hours:
Monday, Wednesday to Saturday: 10am - 6pm;
Tuesday: 10am – 2pm

Location:
9/F, Hospital Building, Union Hospital