Helpful hints

HELPFUL HINTS FOR POUCHING

  • Be organised - gather all supplies beforehand.
  • Empty the previous pouch into a nappy or container before removing. Older children can sit on the toilet to empty their pouch.
  • Wash the skin around your child's stoma with mild soap and warm water, or use a ConvaTec ConvaCare ® Adhesive Remover Wipe, which does not contain oils or lotions that may make it difficult for the pouching system to stick.
  • Prior to pouching your child, make sure that the skin around the stoma is dry.
  • Look at the stoma to assess the colour. The stoma should be bright red.
  • Look at the skin around the stoma frequently. The skin should look like skin on other areas of the body.
  • Monitor the skin for any prickly rashes that may be a candidal yeast rash1. If you notice a rash, or have any questions, call your doctor or stoma care specialist.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR PARENTS AND CARERS

  • Always keep doctors' and stoma care specialists' contact information readily available.
  • Always keep the order number for your child's stoma care product, as well as your local stoma care product supplier's contact information, available.
  • Always carry extra supplies and a change of clothes in your nappy bag.

HELPFUL-HINTS-FOR-PARENTS


Print this content
Send to a friend [+]
Thank you for sharing ConvaTec content across the internet. In order for us to send the request we will need you to provide the following information.
* Sender name:
* E-mail from:
* E-mail to:

Find a ConvaTec product

Text would be here

 
13283
http://uk.live.nodeb.convatemp.dk/external-link.aspx
Other ConvaTec websites
Click here to exit

Cookies are needed for this website to work optimally. They also help us to know a little bit about how you use our website, which improves the browsing experience.  Cookies on this site are used for traffic measurement and optimisation of page content only. By continuing to browse on this website, you indicate your consent to the use of cookies.  You may block the use of cookies by following the "How to block and avoid cookies" instructions

Learn more about our Cookie policy