About the clinic
The Centre was founded in 1983 by Helen Manson, a Nurse Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC) who, herself, had an ostomy. She recognized that people with ostomies require life long care and support. Her daughter Andy continued this commitment to care for 30 years, building the Ostomy Care and Supply Centre into a professional but relaxed environment unlike any other in BC. Now a team of dedicated expert NSWOC’s are dedicated to continuing this lineage and ensuring this invaluable service is there for anyone with an ostomy.
Whether this is a new experience for you, or you have had your ostomy for many years, we are here to help.
“We make it simple, and we go at your pace.”
On our team we have seven Registered Nurses who have additional training to be Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy & Continence (NSWOC).
Each day we have two NSWOC’s at the clinic. This means minimal wait times to see the nurse, the ability to make emergency appointments, and knowing you will see your NSWOC team until your issue is solved.
Initial appointments are one hour in length. We have a wide range of ostomy products from all of the manufacturers, and the ostomy nurses will work with you to find the system that works best for you. We want to ensure that the product is right for you before you purchase it.
Our focus is supporting you through life with an ostomy. We have time to help you learn at your pace, and we are here for you for as long, and as often, as you need us.
At the Ostomy Care & Supply Centre, you’ll find
- A team of nurses working together, providing you with continuity and consistency
- An extensive range of ostomy products in stock, so there is no waiting for your supplies
- Free delivery throughout BC
- Free parking at the clinic
Our passion and dedication are our hallmark!
In this section
The Ostomy Care Centre started in 1983 in a small bathroom. From there, it has grown to a large team of dedicated expert nurses providing high quality care in dedicated exam rooms.