Welcome To The Ostomy Association Of Melbourne
The objectives of the Association are to help people to cope with life with a stoma, to provide information and encouragement concerning all aspects of stoma care; to distribute free stoma care appliances and pharmaceutical items, approved by the Commonwealth Health Insurance Commission.
The Association is a non government self help organisation with a committee of management elected from and by members. The Association employs a Manager, who has the responsibility for the efficient operation of the Appliance Distribution Centre and fulfilling the purposes of the Association.
The Manager is assisted by several staff members and approximately 30 voluntary helpers, most of whom have a stoma.
Who We Are
The Ostomy Association of Melbourne is a not-for- profit incorporated association catering for the appliance needs of ostomates. The association operates a distribution centre at Burwood Industrial Park, Unit 14, 25-37 Huntingdale Rd, Burwood VIC 3125.
The Association is a non-Government self help organisation with a committee of management elected from and by members. It employs a full time manager who has the responsibility for the efficient operation of the appliance distribution centre and fulfilling the purposes of the Association.
The manager is assisted by several staff and by a number of volunteer members.
Annual General Meeting
A telephone advice line manned by a Stomal Therapy Nurse is available on Tuesdays. Please call Reception to be added to the call list.