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Learning Centre Hospitalisation Recovery

Hospitalisation and Recovery


Hospitalisation & Recovery

Following stoma surgery, your patients will need to get used to their stoma, both physically and mentally. Our educational materials can help them understand how to cope with their stoma, learn new skills that will allow them to enjoy life the way they did before surgery, and build their confidence.

View our resources below:

Hints & Tips Series

Helpful booklets that guide patients from operation through the first months and beyond.

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Care at Home Series

A series illustrating stoma care and pouch changing for one- and two-piece appliances.

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Bathroom Tips

A series of cards providing simple visuals on how to change a stoma pouch and care for a stoma.

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Stoma Care in Infants

An illustrated booklet offering advice for parents, stoma care specialists, and paediatric ward nurses.

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Getting Fit After Stoma Surgery

An instructive guide to postoperative exercise.

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Emotional Aspects

A booklet about emotions and adjusting to a new body image.

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Nutritional Advice

Information about food and diet for those who have had stoma surgery.

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The information provided herein is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the advice of your personal physician or other healthcare provider. This information should not be used to seek help in a medical emergency. If you experience a medical emergency, seek medical treatment in person immediately.