Patient/Caregiver Resources

WIN (Wounds In Need)

Are you suffering from a wound, like an ulcer or a skin tear? Do you care for someone who has a chronic wound? Our motto is to create WIN-WIN situations for patients and their personal caregivers. Together, let’s learn about wounds, share experiences, and support each other.


Join with a complimentary Patient/Caregiver membership today!

Wound and Skin Care Information

Click on Wound Care Links in the menu above to access free information about care for many types of wounds.

AAWC Documents

Wound Patient’s Bill of Rights
Wound Patient’s Bill of Rights (Spanish Edition)

Help us help you WIN! Membership is free!

Click to learn about the Benefits of AAWC WIN Membership

AAWC Educational Brochures

Newest Brochure – Defend your Diabetic Feet (A patient guide with tips to prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers)
WIN the Battle Against Infection (A patient guide about wound infections and how to treat them)
Clean Up to Heal Up (A patient guide to basic information – debridement)
Take the Pressure Off (A guide for preventing and treating pressure ulcers)
ABCs of Wound Care (A guide to the basic principles of wound care)
The Skin You’re In (A guide to protecting skin from climate and the environment)
Dress and Compress for Success (A guide to healing venous ulcers)

Spanish Versions

¡Quitale La Presión (Una Guía para el Paciente para Prevenir y Tratar Úlceras por Presión)
La piel en la que estás (Una guía para proteger a tu piel del clima y el medio ambiente)
CUBRIR y COMPRIMIR para SANAR (Una Guía para Pacientes para Sanar tu Úlcera Venosa)