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Stoma Care


This course aims to provide domiciliary and community carers with the information they need to support service users who have a stoma that requires ongoing care, or assistance to those who are newly experiencing a stoma.


This training will enable learners to:

  • Explain what a stoma is and identify the different types there are.
  • Identify healthy and unhealthy stomas.
  • Recognise your duty of care.
  • Describe how to fit, empty and remove stoma bags.
  • Follow steps to prevent and control infection.