Colorectal Cancer Ostomy

Our certified ostomy nurses are available to patients to provide expert care, education and support. The following services are available:

  • Pre-operative stoma site marking: optimal selection of the stoma site can help minimize skin and stoma complications.
  • Inpatient ostomy care: patients and families are taught how to care for the stoma and adapt to changes in lifestyle.
  • Providence home care: available to provide ostomy care in the home upon discharge.
  • Outpatient Ostomy Clinic: provides patients with long-term access to certified ostomy nurses for additional education, support and treatment of skin and stoma related problems.

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