Diversions Family Support Network

Based in the North West of England. We arrange fun days out and regular meet ups for families with young people who have bladder or bowel diversions / dysfunctions

Mission
Supporting families with a child / young person with a bladder or bowel diversion / stoma or dysfunction. Our aim is to build confidence and enable children and families to have a more positive outlook on life's little ups and downs. We provide support for families by offering opportunities to connect and share experiences.

Description
We provide opportunities for people to experience a range of different fun activities through our regular programme of events. The whole family can take a break from the stresses and strain of managing their child's condition and instead enjoy quality time with friends. We provide support by offering opportunities to connect and share experiences.

General information
Diversions is a support network based in the North West of England, for families with a child or young person living with a bladder &/or bowel diversion / stoma or dysfunction. We are not medically trained so any clinical questions should always be directed to the consultant or health care professional looking after you or your child. We are merely here to help support families with the day to day challenge of living with a child or young person with bladder or bowel issues. Diversions / stomas / bladder or bowel management may include: a colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy, mitrofanoff, ace, vesicostomy, caecostomy, j-pouch, kock pouch, supra-pubic catheter, peristeen irrigation, rectal enaema's to name but a few!!

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