When to use Accessories
Adhesive Remover Wipes and Sprays
To remove old appliance and any sticky residue left behind, before applying a new appliance.
For cleaning around your stoma, comes as wipes for easy application or liquids to use on soft cloths.
Protect Barrier Wipes and Sprays
To be applied after cleaning skin and before new appliance it provides a protective barrier against body waste.
Creams and Ointments
For hydration of skin, aids in the prevention of dry skin, must be absorbed before applying new appliance or appliance will not stick.
Extensions provide extra support and security for your pouch/bag.
For the elimination of odours within an ostomy pouch. To only be put into the pouch not taken orally.
To assist stool move from stoma to bag, to decrease the likelihood of ‘pancaking’ (faeces collecting at the neck of the pouch rather than sliding into the pouch).
For levelling skin folds and scars, allowing better adhesion. May help with the prevention of leakage and prolonging wear time.
For help with red, raw, sore skin (possibly weeping) around the stoma, use sparingly and dust off any excess.
Barrier Seals and Sheets
For extra wear time and extra skin protection. Seals are round or oval in shape, convex or flat. Sheets are 10 x 10cm or 20 x 20cm squares for you to cut out any irregular shape you may need.
All of the seals and sheets should be body temperature before putting them on a clean and dry area. Allow seals and barriers to come away from your skin when ready, do not rip or tear them away.