SASO – Spouses and Significant Others

The Spouses and Significant Others Support Group (SASO) of Ostomy Canada Society was formed to address the needs of and offer support to spouses, significant others, families and friends of persons with an ostomy. Since the committee’s inception, in December 2000, the members have worked hard to achieve this goal by implementing the following:

  • to provide information and support for spouses and significant others
  • to train spouses and significant others as visitors

Spouses and significant others of persons with an ostomy, as trained visitors, are prepared to offer help and support to those who request it.

  • to become a support group in Ostomy Canada Society

The spouses and significant others, as a group, are recognized as an integral part of Ostomy Canada Society.

  • to meet from time to time to discuss and share concerns, ideas and solutions

Spouses and significant others arrange to meet each other through the support of their local chapter.

Booklet:     Caring for Your Loved One with an Ostomy. To download, click on the link: