Wound Awareness Week 2022

🩹This week is Wound Awareness Week🩹

❤️‍🩹Wound awareness week fun with one of our regulars and wound care champion Jo (RN). 👩‍⚕️ ❤️‍🩹 Also pictured is Wound awareness week mascot Mr Oozie T. Wound crafted by Jo🤩🤯😮

Nearly half a million Australians suffer from chronic wounds every day. They can happen to anyone, but age and some chronic diseases increase your risk. The wound warning signs are:

1️⃣ Pain and heat

2️⃣ Odour

3️⃣ Excess fluid

4️⃣ Slow healing