Stomal Therapy Service

The Stomal Therapy service is responsible for the care and education of individuals who are anticipating or have had surgery resulting in the creation of an abdominal stoma. An abdominal stoma acts as an opening for body waste such as urine and faeces to exit the body.

  • Stomal Therapy is available for:
  • Management of all types of stomas
  • Assistance with selection of appropriate stomal appliance/ pouch
  • Techniques for applying pouch to stoma
  • Family education
  • Ensuring individuals with a stoma are able to enjoy a full family, social and working life
  • Skin complaints
  • Hernia management
  • Dietary advice for individuals following stoma formation
  • Learning how to order supplies from ostomy associations

Admission Criteria

By appointment. The service accepts referrals from all health professionals. Individuals are also able to self-refer to the service. Home visits can be arranged if required.

Availability

LOCATION DAY OF WEEK TIMES CONTACT DETAILS

San Remo

Thursday

8:00am to 4:30pm

03 5671 3353