Wound Care Center celebrates milestone
The Medwest-Haywood Wound Care Center has reached a milestone of 15 years of serving the community.
The wound clinic began on the second floor of the Haywood Hospital in 1997. At that time, the wound center consisted of a team of one physical therapist and one physical therapist assistant, LuAnn Ledford, PTA, CWS. The Wound Care Center was only able to provide part time wound care three days a week. The demand for the medical care of wounds has grown tremendously over the past 15 years, and the MedWest-Haywood Wound Care Center has grown with it.
The Wound Care Center is now located on Hazelwood Avenue in Waynesville and is currently staffed with five full time employees including four physical therapists — LuAnn Ledford, PTA, CWS (Certified Wound Care Specialist); Renee Rowland, PT; Susan ...