Stoma Care Part Two: Dietary Advice and Appliances

Stoma Care Part Two: Dietary Advice and Appliances

Stoma Care Part Two with Claire Bailey. Dietary advice for Ostomies To thicken the faeces try to eat more: Banana, boiled milk, boiled rice, cheese pasta, potato and bread To soften try: Beans, licorice, spicy foods, cabbage, beer, caffeine and leafy vegetables  To...
Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

The largest organ in the body… Skin accounts for 15% of a person’s overall body weight. The skin’s three layers, Epidermis (Outer), Dermis (Middle), and subcutaneous tissue are responsible for: Protecting the body, from mechanical damage, from UV...