UNISON Northern Ireland

Stoma Care – Promoting Good Practice

Event Date: 
14 Oct 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

UNISON Belfast

An increasing number of people in residential, home and acute settings are managing stomas.  This workshop aims to give those who work with patients/clients with stomas a firm base on which to develop practice required for managing the complex needs of these patients. The workshop will look at different types of stomas, understanding the needs for different appliances, reasons for stoma formation, good skin management as well as problem solving and the impact of diet and lifestyle.  We welcome care staff, support workers, nurses, AHPs, home care and classroom assistants.   It will be delivered by Maggie Ferguson, Stoma Nurse, Sangers

This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.