President’s Award, 2020

President’s Award can be bestowed on any one of its members or associates. The award is presented annually to the individual, at the Annual Conference, who the President deems to have demonstrated outstanding voluntary service on behalf of the organization. The award can be presented to any member at any level of the organization or…

DTC one time COVID Supplement

On July 17, 2020, the Government of Canada announced a one-time $600 payment in recognition of the extraordinary expenses faced by persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.This payment of up to $600 will be automatically issued to persons with disabilities. Payments are expected to be issued beginning this Fall.These individuals include those who  …

Ostomy Paste

Question After going through an ileostomy last year I was ‘taught’ how to apply my flange when using a 2-part flange/pouch system. After cutting the hole in the flange to the needed size I was ‘taught’ to put a bead of Adapt paste around the edge of the hole in the flange before adhering the…

Bedding Dignity

Question This message is to request your assistance with the following: 1) Bedding and daily solutions for protection from leakage2) Dignity – Ways to make my Dad feel better about himself and not embarrassed about his condition. My Dad is a wonderful man. He has helped others expecting nothing in return for many years. He…

Yukon Ostomy

Question I am inquiring on behalf of my client. Do you have a support group for people living with a colostomy bag in the Yukon? My client (age 69) and with limited eyesight and living in a very small community, is adjusting however there are obstacles to overcome. I think she would be greatly helped…

COVID-19

Autoimmune Diseases and COVID-19

A quick lesson about autoimmune diseases and covid19 . It is a disease where instead of your white blood cells protecting your body from invaders, they turn around and attack your cells, tissues and organs. Chronic fatigue is another symptom. It is not a cold or the flu, you will never get better, and even…

Karen Campbell

2019 WOC – EP Education Award

On May 29th the NSWOCC Wound Ostomy and Continence Institute is holding its Virtual Graduation Ceremony. Karen Campbell of London, Ontario, is the recipient of the 2019 Ostomy Canada WOC – EP Nurses Award. She will be recognized at the graduation ceremony. Karen E Campbell – Bio Her education and certifications includes: BScN, MScN, PhD,…