OSTOMY NETWORKING GROUP is a group of ostomates, support persons and ostomy nurses which meets to give encouragement, educate, and offer advice for people with ostomies or those about to undergo ostomy surgery. Meet in Younker 1 classroom at Iowa Methodist.
Pre-operative or post-operative visitation in hospital or home to ostomy patients to help patients adjust and for support.
Support and education for ostomy patients and their families the first Monday of each month 6:30 pm, call for locations. There are no meetings in July, August, or December.
Free ostomy supplies for emer...
Support groups led by peers for those who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf/blind.
IOWA METHODIST HOSPITAL offers many support groups, including (but not limited to):
BARIATRIC SUPPORT GROUP
BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP
ORGAN TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP is for those individuals considering or whom have experienced an organ transplant.
Parent support groups for parents of special needs children (developmental disabilities, behavioral/emotional disorders, or physical challenges).
Information and referral.
Educational materials and quarterly newsletter.
Trained advocates can attend meetings with parents, such as court h...
Support for parents of children with special health care needs or a disability. Staffed by parents who have a child with a disability who help other parents find answers.
Information about special education, and disability related topics to families through workshops and direct contact.
Support and technical assistance to eme...