This Colostomy Care training course has been developed to aid Healthcare workers and those who work or come into contact with people who require colostomy care.

This Colostomy Care training course considers the reasons for and the process involved with colostomy care in day to day living. Training will covers best practice guidelines and ensure that all attending will be better suited to delivering care for people who require colostomy care.

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We understand that your reputation is built on the quality of your staff and training will ultimately play a fundamental part in their approach to caring for others. To find out how Acute can help you, please email us at enquiries@acutetrainingsolutions.co.uk, or contact us using the methods below:

02920 494 969

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Course Summary

Our Colostomy Care training is just one of the many clinical training courses offered by Acute Training Solutions. The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Introduction to Colostomy Care
  • Types of colostomies, ascending, transverse, descending & sigmoid
  • About the stoma
  • How colostomy affects; work; social life; clothing; showering; bathing; exercise; sports; travel; sexual life and diet
  • How diet can control excessive gas, odour, diarrhoea and constipation
  • Medicines and your colostomy
  • Examples of colostomy bags
  • Selecting appropriate colostomy bag
  • Assessing the stoma & skin
  • When to call a doctor

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Level: 2

Max attendees: 15

Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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For more information about this course, please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969 – or send us an email using the button below.

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Great course, trainer was very professional.