Stoma Bag Changing - Preparation

The ideal setting for changing your stoma bag is the bathroom.

Before starting your bag change, make sure you have the following to hand:

  • Bowl of warm water
  • Non-woven wipes (not tissue)
  • Polythene disposal  bags
  • Medical adhesive remover (e.g. Appeel)
  • Barrier wipe (e.g. LBF)
  • Prepared appliance (and clip/tie if necessary)
  • Deodorant spray if required (e.g. Limone)

The next step after preparation is the actual changing of your stoma bag which involves emptying and disposal of your old bag as part of this process

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