Changing the bag
Gather all necessary equipment to complete the bag change. This should include the following items.
- One new ileostomy or colostomy bag cut to the correct size on the measuring guide.
- One new mucus fistula bag. Not all stoma children have this
- 2 Hydro Frames
- Adhesive remover spray
- Barrier spray such as Cavilon or Trio Silesse spray or wipes.
- Nappy Bag
Gently lift the corner of the adhesive part of the bag from the stomach, spray a small amount of adhesive remover under the bag and gently lift the bag from his stomach ensuring not to pull on his skin in the process.