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Avamere Transitional Care and Rehab - Boise
1001 South Hilton St.
Boise, ID 83705

Phone:
Fax:
208-345-4464
208-345-2998

Wound Care Services in Boise

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Avamere Transitional Care & Rehab- Boise provides specialized wound care services in a transitional health and rehabilitation setting, bridging the gap between hospital and home.Avamere2-Boise Wound Care Services

This program is designed to help patients achieve positive outcomes through evidence-based clinical care so that each patient can strive to reach his or her highest level of function and in the process minimize the risk of re-hospitalization for their condition.

Wound Care Program Benefits:

What sets us apart

  • A wound care nurse 7 days per week.
  • Onsite visits from the Doctor.

Measurable patient outcomes
Regular outcomes tracking and reporting on program patients that demonstrate progress as a result of the skilled intervention provided in the areas of:

  • Specialized wound assessment tools to objectively measure healing
  • Pain management
  • Activities of daily living

Acceptance of higher acuity patients

We are improving our clinical capabilities and staffing in order to accept patients with greater medical complexity than the traditional nursing center. This is increasingly important as many higher acuity patients require transitional care in order to return home safely.

Robust quality reports on Avamere Transitional Care & Rehab-Boise’s patients in the areas of:

  • Re-hospitalization rates
  • Length of stay
  • Discharge disposition
  • Patient Satisfaction

Coordination of care and services with wound care follow up as necessary.
Our case managers connect patients with community resources such as home health agencies, assisted living facilities, etc.

Avamere-Boise Wound Care ServicesProgram Features:

Our team treats the following conditions:

  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic/neuropathic wounds
  • Arterial insufficiency wounds
  • Venous insufficiency wounds
  • Post-surgical wounds, grafts and flaps\
  • Infected and/or draining wounds requiring IV antibiotics
  • Amputations
  • Post-traumatic wounds

Our interdisciplinary care team is made up of certified wound care specialists, including physicians, wound certified nurses, rehabilitation and occupational therapists, respiratory and speech therapists, social workers and registered dietitians. These specialists continue their education to implement the most current therapy options.

The physicians oversee the program, which includes:

  • Individualized plan of care for the patient’s specific needs
  • Progressive exercise regimen tailored to each patient’s needs and abilities
  • Patient and family education on wound healing and prevention, including specific diabetic education
  • Healthy lifestyle programs such as nutrition education, smoking cessation, stress and weight reduction
  • Weekly wound rounds at bedside with a physician

Program Focused On Results

Specialized process, services and modalities used to care for your patients include:

  • Electrical stimulation physical therapy to encourage wound healing
  • Negative pressure wound therapy to promote healing for acute, chronic, and difficult-to-heal wounds
  • Adaptive equipment to help patients stay independent
  • Shortwave diathermy, a localized heating modality to reduce pain
  • Pressure redistribution devices to heal and prevent pressure ulcers and increase patient comfort
  • Doppler exams to evaluate circulation, such as access to ABI/TBI
  • Ultrasound to hasten the inflammatory phase and promote healing
  • Lymphedema management
  • Pain management
  • Patient progress reports and communication
  • Patient and family education on wound healing and prevention, including specific diabetic education.
  • Access to pressure mapping in current seating system