Are you, or someone close to you, living with a stoma?
Would you like to connect with other ostomates?
Surrounding yourself with other ostomates can be a great way to cope with your stoma. An Ostomy Support Group is a safe space, where people of all genders living with a stoma and their carers/families can come together regularly to share their
The time has arrived for OASA to move into our new Data Processing program SAMS 2.2 which has been designed for Medicare to have better compliancy of Associations and the distribution of supplies to members. We have been gearing up for this since January 2021with updating our members data files and asking members to submit their orders on the correct order forms with all mandatory fields filled out correctly.
Well, the cool weather has started to settle in for the next few months. Personally, I love winter and good comfort food like soups and stews/casseroles dumplings and snuggling up with my dogs and watch the rain.
The time has arrived for OASA to move into our new Data Processing program SAMS 2.2 which has been designed for Medicare to have better compliancy of Associations and the distribution of supplies to members.
The compulsory Access fee for you to receive your Stoma appliances is due on the 30th June 2021. Plus, the administration fee of $20. There will be a $20 late fee applied from the 1st August 2021……… No membership fee No products.
If you are in financial hardship please make arrangements with the office for the fees to be made in installments so they are PAID by the 30th June.
Well life is about to get interesting on June 1st 2020 with pubs opening with 80 people aloud in and that means going out for dinner, YES so happy. Gyms and indoor fitness centres and boy that is needed as everyone has beefed up a bit while sitting home on the sofa in front of the TV. Lots of other goodies are on the list with funerals, beauty salons ALSO but I am here to say that OASA is NOT lifting their restriction at the moment. Our Stoma Clinic is starting up again and that means that there could be some vulnerable members coming in plus we still need to keep ourselves safe for our members so we can remain open.
Heather Walsh | President of OASA
The Board and Management of the Ostomy Association of South Australia appreciate all our Volunteers and the huge contribution they make to keep the wheels turning.
Because of the Covid-19 restrictions we can’t have a function to show our appreciation until the restrictions are reduced. A date and Venue to be announced so watch this space.