The Lion’s Gate Hospital Foundation Ostomy Day

We are excited to announce our participation in the Lion’s Gate Hospital Foundation Ostomy Day, a dedicated event supporting ostomy patients! Hosted by the Lion’s Gate Hospital Foundation, this event provides ostomy patients with the latest updates, tools, and tips to overcome challenges and maintain a healthy lifestyle. It will be held on Tuesday, July 9th, from 9:15 AM to 4 PM at the West Vancouver Yacht Club.

Event Highlight: Presentation by Laureen Sommerey

Laureen Sommerey (RN, BScN, MSN, NSWOC, WOCC(C)), Manager of Clinical Resources at Nightingale Medical Supplies, will be delivering an in-depth presentation on Parastomal Hernia – Prevention & Management and Peristomal Skin Health. These sessions are a must-attend for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of ostomy care.

During her presentation, Laureen will cover a range of topics including:

  • Tips for Maintaining Skin Healthy
  • Understanding Common Terminology
  • Identifying & Managing Common Peristomal Skin Issues

Save the Date!

We invite you to join us for a day of learning, support, and community engagement. Whether you are an ostomy patient, caregiver, healthcare professional, or someone interested in learning more about ostomy care, this event offers valuable information and the opportunity to make a difference.

For more information about the event, please visit the LGH Foundation website. We look forward to seeing you there and working together to enhance the care and support for ostomy patients!