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DOWNLOAD the seventh printing of "A Handbook for New Ostomy Patients", a guidebook written and produced by the Vancouver Chapter for ostomates and their supporters everywhere. The sixth printing is made possible with the generous financial support of Nightingale Medical Supply Inc. and New West Ostomy Care and Supply.
PHARMACARE COVERAGE OF OSTOMY SUPPLIES
Wondering what ostomy supplies are covered by Pharmacare?
Thanks to everyone who made our annual Christmas Luncheon and Kids' Party another success!! Thanks to Joy Jones for organizing this event, and to our members, their guests and our advertisers who brought gifts and prizes. 65 children and adults enjoyed an excellent turkey and salmon buffet put on by the North Shore Winter Club. Below are organizer Joy, Elf Alene, Santa and Elf Debra. Merry Christmas to all and here's to a happy and healthy 2018!
Kamloops Peer Support Group CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
Another great turnout for the Kamloops Peer Support Group at their Christmas luncheon. Congratulations a well to Karen King on her retirement!
KAMLOOPS PSG 2018 MEETING DATES: Feb 5, Mar 5, May 7
June Luncheon TBA
Ostomates supporting Ostomates
The Kamloops Ostomy Support Group is a group both for persons who have had, or are awaiting, ostomy surgery (gastrointestinal or urinary diversion) and for their families, partners, caregivers and friends. Membership is open to all persons interested in ostomy rehabilitation, education and welfare.
Support group meetings are held from 1:30-3:00pm at the Centre for Seniors Information in the Brocklehurst Shopping Centre -- #9A-1800 Tranquille Road. CSI is beside the Dollar Store. There is LOTS of free parking.
FURTHER INFORMATION: 250-819-0945
Watch this space for 2018 Meeting Dates at:
Woodward Room, Begbie hall, Royal Jubilee Hospital, 2101 Richmond Road, Victoria BC
CHILLIWACK & AREA
Unless otherwise specified, meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 1: 30 (except January, July and August) at the Atchelitz Thresherman's Association, Canora Building, 44146 Luckakuck Way (Heritage Park), Chilliwack, BC
WANT TO MEET OTHERS WHO HAVE HAD SURGERY LIKE YOURS? Peer Support and Socials are held in many BC areas. Check listings on this page for one near you. All are free and all ages are welcome!
CLICK HERE FOR LAST COFFEE GROUP
Regular Meetings always the first Friday of each month: 10:30 a.m. in the Second Floor meeting room at COUNTRY GROCER on BOWEN ROAD. Access via the stairs through the doorway on the left of the main entrance to the cafeteria area. Pick up a coffee or goodie at the cafeteria on the way and enjoy some friendly companyOnce again bring your questions, information, suggestions, donated supplies and your sense of humour!
Ostomy Support Group
COFFEE REMINDER – Our next coffee date is January 11 at 1:30 pm at Quality Foods in Driftwood Mall, Courtenay. You will find us in their private meeting room on the 2nd floor behind the coffee bar and opposite the washrooms. We meet every 2 weeks so just drop in whenever you can.
OSTOMY CLINIC AT PHARMASAVE - Kim Mayenburg, ET will be seeing people on Saturday, January 13 from 10 am to 2 pm or later if required. To make an appointment contact Pharmasave at 250-339-4563.
MEETING – Our next meeting is Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7 pm at the Comox Valley Community Health Centre, 961 England Avenue, Courtenay.
LAST MEETING SUMMARY CLICK HERE
FRASER VALLEY Ostomates Support Group
Join the FVO Support Group for an informal gathering geared towards folks who have, had, or will be having ostomy surgery. Everyone is welcome! Meet new people, share your experiences or just sit back and listen. NEXT MEETING will be November 7 6:30 pm at Ricky's 19219 56 Avenue, Surrey BC Questions or RSVP to
Ostomy Support Group
How can we help you?
Come and learn from our experiences! What questions do you have? Bring them along as well!! Come and see what it’s all about!
Bring your spouse or support person!
Meeting Dates: Second Tuesday of Each Month at 7:00 pm at 750 Trunk Road (Kiwanis Village) Duncan, BC
Information and directions, contact: Dave Clark 250.715.5499
WEST KOOTENAY / NELSON Ostomy Support Group
The West Kootenay group is a Nelson-based support group for people who have had, or are awaiting, ostomy surgery (gastrointestinal or urinary diversion). We offer peer support, information and friendship in a casual setting. All persons interested in ostomy rehabilitation, education and welfare are welcome.
Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month except December
Location: Jubilee Manor, 500 West Beasley St. (Rosemount), Nelson
For further information on upcoming meetings,
please contact: 250-352-5620