Wound Care

Northern Maine Medical Center offers comprehensive wound and ostomy services as well as specialized care and education of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence-related needs. Patients are referred for treatment by their primary care provider.

Services include:

  • Education for patients and families
  • Preventive care
  • Assessment and determination of the cause of a wound and identification of treatment options
  • Care coordination with physicians to ensure the most up-to-date and appropriate care
  • Introduction of techniques to prevent bedsores and other wounds from forming
  • Evaluation and recommendations for pouching systems for people living with ostomies
  • Development of individual rehabilitation plans to help patients return to a productive lifestyle
  • Assistance in selecting pre-operative stoma sites to ensure postoperative independence

To learn more, call (207) 834-3060.