Becoming independent with your stoma or urinary catheter is a big part of post operative life. Whether your long term goal is to have complete, partial or assisted independence, we can support you and all those involved in your care to achieve this.
We can provide you and your Health Care Team with the education and psychosocial support that is often needed at first and we can help you to gain confidence in all aspects of your stoma and / or catheter care.
Sometimes changes in your stoma and surrounding skin can occur. We can help diagnose, manage and treat many of these changes that sometimes happen. Some of these can include: Para-stomal herniation, Stomal prolapse, Output management, Leakage, Pouch adhesion, peri-skin ulcers or soreness.
We help you to identify when things may be changing to make sure any long term complications dont happen. No question or concern is too big or small for us to help you with.
Ostomates in Australia are very lucky to have access to many SAS schemes available.
We can help you link into one of our available schemes funded by Medicare to ensure your monthly supply needs are met.
Annual Stoma Nurse reviews are now recommended to help you choose the most appropriate pouching system suitable for you.
New equipment is always being developed and we can assist you in trialing new or improved equipment. We can make sure that your ongoing supply needs are met in the most efficient way.
We accept all levels of funding. We have the approval to provide nusing consultant visits for all services- TAC, NDIS, Workcover, Nursing Homes, Residential Care, L3 and 4 Home Care packages and Private funders. We will seek approval and arrange the service agreement / funding for your visits on behlaf of your Case manager / Service provider so you dont have to worry.
Simply send us an email or phone enquiry and our Professional Team will be in touch with you. We have a simple referral system that can be completed and actioned within 24 hours. We work with you to find a mutually suitable place and time to complete our visits.
There are many diffent types of stomas. Depending on the type of stoma you have depends on the appropriate management. We can help with both faecal and urinary diversions such as colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies, ileal conduits as well as urinary catheters and work with you to find a pouching / drainage system that works.