Stoma care

Stoma care

With the help of our specialist nurses, you can receive the stoma care you need in the privacy and comfort of your home, without needing to visit hospital.

A stoma is an opening made by a surgeon, usually on your abdomen, involving either your bladder or bowel. These are also known as a colostomy, an ileostomy or a urostomy, depending on which part of the bladder or bowel is involved.

An opening through your trachea can also be categorised as a stoma, although these are less common.

Our nurses, including stomal therapists, can help you:

  • understand how to care for your stoma
  • solve any issues that arise
  • learn what other resources are available to you in the community.

How do I get this service?

For more details on our service, please call our Contact Centre – we’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

Perth metro calls: (08) 9242 0242
Country calls: 1300 650 803 (for the cost of a local call)

To check your options see costs & eligibility.

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