Renfrew County Ostomy Support Group

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Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Pembroke
Address & Map
85 Sullivan Poinr Rd
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W2
Intersection Sullivan Point Rd and Forest Park Rd
Description and Services
Description (Service) A not-for-profit, grass roots organization made up of ostomates and their supporters * Volunteers help those with ostomies and their families to live happy normal lives * work is focused on support, education, advocacy and collaboration * The organization convenes semi-annual meetings of ostomates and their families and works with partners to schedule clinics run by Nurses Specializing in Wounds, Ostomies and Continence (NSWOC) * Telephone support is available to answer questions, provide support and refer patients to ostomate services
Meetings Meetings are convened semi-annually to bring ostomates together to discuss items of mutual interest, to provide education and support * The aim of the meetings is to help patients access peer support, thereby allowing them to benefit from those with more experience. Meetings are advertised by e-mail, telephone and postings on https://renfrewcountyostomy.ca
Areas Served Renfrew County ; also serves Western Quebec
Eligibility Ostomates and their families and friends
Languages English ; French
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-638-6220
Website renfrewcountyostomy.ca
Primary Executive Louise Cracknell, Chairperson

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