Stomal Therapy and Wound Management
The stomal therapist is responsible for helping patients adjust to living with either a permanent or temporary stoma be it a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy. This role includes pre-operative counselling, immediate post-operative care and education and follow-up assessment and counselling following patient discharge.
The wound care manager assesses and implements the management of complex wounds. They have an in-depth knowledge of contemporary wound care practices and products.