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Advanced Wound Care Clinic
Our team at Advanced – offers timely access, quality care, and cost-efficient services to individuals with chronic wounds in collaboration with partner organizations such as:
- The Regional Wound Care Program, St. Joseph’s Care Group, Thunder Bay
- Ridgewey Clinic, Fort William, Thunder Bay
Advanced – Diabetic Foot & Wound Care Clinic is a privately-owned Canadian corporation established in Nov., 2019 operating in the city of Thunder Bay, Ontario and extending wound care services across Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It was founded by Dr. Ide Costa, a Registered Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOC) with both master and doctorate degrees focused in Wound Healing and Self-Management. Dr. Costa started the company because she holds a strong passion for helping vulnerable population with chronic wound to achieve healing and quality of life. She is committed to use her expertise to providing client-centred wound care, best-practice and cost-effective care to improve wound care outcomes. Dr. Costa believes that everyone has the right to be cared for by a specialized wound care team to avoid devastating outcomes such as limb amputation.
Advanced – offers a hybrid approach that includes virtual and in-person care. Our team of wound care nurses and multidisciplinary network (e.g., vascular surgeon, dermatologists, chiropodist) have extensive experience in wound healing. Our wound care team currently consists of registered nurses (RN) who are either specialized in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (NSWOC), or have taken the International inter-professional Wound Care Course (IIWC). With our partners from Ridgeway Clinic we also have physicians on site to manage pain and infection as needed.
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