The Stoma Appliance Scheme

Your responsibilities as a SAS Participant

Applicants and Authorised Representatives have the following responsibilities as outlined in the Stoma Appliance Scheme Operational Guidelines: 1. A SAS participant must be a financial member of an approved stoma association of their choice 2. A SAS participant must pay the association's compulsory SAS Access Fee and membership fees as they fall due 3. A [...]

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How to register for the Stoma Appliance Scheme

Application process and initial order Step 1 Register for the Stoma Appliance Scheme Once you have had ostomy surgery, your Stomal Therapy Nurse will assist you to register as a participant in the Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS), subject to you meeting the eligibility criteria). Your Stomal Therapy Nurse will ask you to complete Part 1 [...]

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Eligibility

Who is eligible for participation in the Stoma Appliance Scheme? General requirements To access stoma related products under the SAS, a person must: have a temporary or permanent artificial body opening (created surgically or otherwise) which facilitates the removal of urine and/or products of the gastrointestinal tract where the person does not have normal gastrointestinal [...]

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What is the Stoma Appliance Scheme?

The Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS), established in 1975 and subsidised by the Australian Government, provides support to people with a stoma by improving access to the most suitable and clinically appropriate stoma related products. A stoma is a temporary or permanent body opening, either natural or surgically created, which connects a portion of the body [...]

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