What would be your main objectives in providing stomaeducation when preparing a patient with a stoma for discharge home?

  • That the patient can independently manage their stoma, and can get supplies

  • That the patient has had their appliance changed regularly, and knows their community stoma nurse.

  • That the patient knows the community stoma nurse, and has a prescription.

  • That the patient has a referral to the District Nurses for stoma care.