One of the only facilities in the area to offer wound care, Cortland Acres has a Certified Wound Specialist on Staff. The specialist is available on a consulting basis to evaluate residents who suffer from a variety of wounds, which are often problematic, particularly in geriatric patients. At Cortland, an interdisciplinary approach is considered important in the prevention, care and treatment of acute and chronic wounds. Chronic wounds include those secondary to pressure, arterial disease, venous insufficiency, and diabetes. Wound specialists are certified through the American Academy of Wound Management.