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Advice for Colostomates

This booklet has been specifically designed to help new colostomates come to terms with the situation they are facing. It is designed to offer help and advice on topics such as preparing for surgery, applying an ostomy pouch, diet and lifestyle issues.

Facing the news that you need to have a stoma is very difficult but with thousands of people having stoma surgery each year, it is important to remember that you are not alone and there is an abundance of help, advice and support available when you are ready to access it.

In this ‘Advice for Colostomates’ booklet we look briefly at the following topics:

  • Preparing for surgery
  • The Pouching Process
  • Lifestyle
  • Diet
  • Skin Care

 Please click on the link below to view our 'Advice for Colostomates' booklet.

Advice for Colostomates