Ostomate Resource Centre

Peristomal skin health

Learn more about how the skin around a stoma can be traumatised by every-day stoma care, how our hydrocolloid is formulated to be skin friendly, and why we add Manuka honey to it.

Skin health and our hydrocolloid

Why can it be a hard to keep skin around a stoma healthy? This video explores the role of our skin, the challenges a stoma poses for skin health, and how our skin-friendly hydrocolloid is formulated.

Why we use Manuka honey

Why do we use Manuka honey in our Aurum® range of ostomy products? Find out what gives honey in general, and Manuka honey in particular, its skin-health-supporting properties.

Welland products with Manuka honey

Explore the full range of Aurum® stoma care pouches and our stoma care essentials that are made using our skin-friendly hydrocolloid with added Manuka honey.

International Ostomy Association

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We are an association of ostomy associations improving the lives of ostomates worldwide.

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Our products, your local distributor

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A practical guide to having a urostomy

urostomy guide

The content of this information booklet was originally developed in the UK by specialist stoma care and continence nurses.

Ileostomy – a stoma created using the ileum

Ileostomy guide

A practical guide to having an Ileostomy, written by stoma care specialists.

UltraFrame – A Step by Step Guide

UltraFrame flange extender with effective instant adhesion, provides a highly secure seal that prevents leaks, giving active ostomates and ostomates with hernias or anatomical irregularities added reassurance.

UltraFrame Flange Extender

A revolutionary alternative to current hydrocolloid-based flange extenders. UltraFrame flange extender is extremely durable, secure and discreet due to its ultra-thin and highly conformable transparent film.

UltraFrame in Action!

How active can you be without worrying about your stoma? Check out these rugby players putting our super secure flange extender, UltraFrame, to the test. The players certainly don’t hold back!

Aurum® Xtra Flushable Colostomy Bag

The Aurum® Xtra inner liner and flange can be flushed in domestic and single flush siphonic systems giving the feeling of a normal toilet experience. Liberating the wearer of any anxiety they may have had before.

Split Back Cover

Easier pouch positioning and output monitoring via the split back cover.

Dual-Carb 2 Filter

The new Dual-Carb filter has an improved carbon formulation which increases odour adsorption for better deodorisation and improved permeability, helping to reduce ballooning.

Soft Belt

Giving confidence to ostomates who require additional security to hold their pouch in place.
The stretch fabric belt with adjustable fastening is easy and comfortable to put on and the flexible material makes it perfect for use during physical activity.

Cutting Guide

The new cutting guide allows for a perfect fit to different stoma shapes and sizes, reducing the risk of potential leakage and skin irritation.

easy2peel tab

easy2peel™ tab supports the smooth removal of the flange from the body reducing trauma to the skin

Colostomy Guide – written by specialist stoma care nurses

Colostomy Guide

This booklet is intended to ‘fill in’ on some of the information you may have been unable to take in at the time of your surgery and to give you practical advice about the day-to-day care of a stoma.

Your guide to monitoring skin health around your stoma

To provide advice and support for self-management, helping you check your skin condition around your stoma

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