St Joseph's Care Group

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Regional Wound Care Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) A specialized outpatient program to support individuals with wounds that are slow to heal
 
  • Supports the physical, mental, emotional, environmental, nutritional and financial needs of the individual 
  • Provides consultation with other healthcare providers as needed 
  • Provides Telemedicine appointments as appropriate 
  • Offers a multidisciplinary team consisting of Enterostomal Therapy Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian, Social Worker, Chiropodist, and Physician
Hours Mon, Thu 8 am-6 pm * Tue-Wed, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Individuals with: 
  • A wound that has not decreased in size by 40% within four weeks of being treated 
  • A chronic disease as a risk factor, such as Diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, arthritis, neurological disease 
  • Weakness and/or limited mobility 
  • Poor nutritional intake and poor appetite 
  • Obesity or are underweight 
  • Difficulties performing self-care tasks such as hygiene
Application Referrals can be made by the client, family, caregiver or healthcare professionals
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-346-2340
Fax 807-343-0144
E-Mail woc@tbh.net
Website www.sjcg.net
Primary Contact Scott Munro, Outpatient Rehabilitative Care Services and Ambulatory Care Manager
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 35 Algoma St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
 
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Intersection Algoma St N and Camelot St
Mailing Address Box 3251 
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)