Discover answers to the questions you’ve been asking about ostomy, what it’s like to work with HCD, and more, in Home Care Delivered’s informative blog.
Choosing the Right Skin Barrier for Your Ostomy
Whether you’re selecting supplies for a home improvement project or managing an ostomy, getting the details right is the key to success. To ensure the job gets done correctly, you’ll need to understand what tools to use and how to use them correctly. If you live with an ostomy, including a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy, there’s a lot to think about, including how to choose the right skin barrier.
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Traveling with an Ostomy
You’ve finally got a trip on the calendar, and it feels good to know you’ll soon be heading out of town. Whether you’re traveling to see family, attend a conference, or chill on the beach, one thing is for sure—nothing’s going to stop you, including your ostomy.
Taking Charge of Your Health When You Have an Ostomy: A Practical Guide
“It does get better, I promise.” These are the words of Becky, a young woman living with an ostomy.
Does Medicaid Cover Ostomy Supplies?
If you rely on ostomy supplies for your care, the last thing you should have to worry about is affording the products you need. Thankfully, there’s good news for eligible Medicaid members: Most Medicaid plans cover ostomy supplies.
Ostomy Skin Care – How to Help Prevent Irritation
Skin irritation is a common issue that concerns people with ostomy systems. Pouching systems and output both can cause itching and burning of the skin, but the good news is that preventing these issues is fairly simple. The key thing to remember about Ostomy skin care is simply to treat the skin delicately. Be gentle with the pouching system and take the time to attach and remove it properly. It’s also important to understand how the skin should be cleaned.
Ostomy Fact Sheets
At Home Care Delivered, we want you have the information you need for successfully managing your Ostomy care. Here are some fact sheets that might answer some of the questions you have. Feel free to print them out and use them as you see fit. Don’t forget to check out our Ostomy articles for more helpful tips. And remember, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. We’re always available to help!
Incontinence Fact Sheets
At Home Care Delivered, we want you have the information you need for successfully managing incontinence. Here are some fact sheets that might answer your questions.