Ostomy Support Group - Jun 2019

June 04, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Central Resource Center

204 Hospital Avenue

DuBois PA 15801

Ostomy Support Group

What is the support group? What are the meetings like?
The ostomy support group meets once monthly to share experiences, provide support to one another and learn about the most updated products and  ostomy information.  The meetings  are informal  round-table discussions on topics of interest, new product demonstrations, occasional guest speakers and a question and answer session.

Can patients with any type of ostomy attend the meetings?
Any patient with any type of ostomy, whether  it be permanent or temporary is welcome to attend. There are three main types of ostomies: colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy. Patients with all  three types of ostomies have attended meetings on a regular basis. Many patients bring family members or friends with them.  Friends and family are always welcome to attend.

Why should I attend  a meeting?
Speakers have included medical supply reps, a registered dietician, pharmacists and reps from the major appliance manufacturers to include Hollister, Convatec and Coloplast. By attending meetings, you can stay up to date, learn from others who have been through similar experiences and make new friends. 

Location

Central Resource Center
204 Hospital Avenue
DuBois, PA 15801

Related Services and Providers

Gastroenterology , Wound Care

Central Resource Center